Research

  1. May 2, 2014

    Unemployment common after breast cancer treatment

    Nearly one-third of breast cancer survivors who were working when they began treatment were unemployed four years later. Women who received chemotherapy were most affected, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  2. May 2, 2014

    Income inequality now greater in China than in U.S.

    Income inequality has been rising rapidly in China and now surpasses that of the United States by a large margin, University of Michigan researchers say.

  3. May 2, 2014

    Four percent sentenced to death are likely innocent

    Slightly more than 4 percent of people given death sentences in the United States are innocent, according to new peer-reviewed research led by a University of Michigan expert.

  4. May 2, 2014

    Behind the paywall: How media can boost online revenue

    It’s an ongoing debate for online publications: How much content should be free and how much should go behind a paywall?

  5. May 2, 2014

    Viruses hijack deep-sea bacteria at hydrothermal vents

    More than a mile beneath the ocean’s surface, as dark clouds of mineral-rich water billow from seafloor hot springs called hydrothermal vents, unseen armies of viruses and bacteria wage war.

  6. April 28, 2014

    LSA senior has recipe to healthier diet

    Food is at the center of Sepideh Ashrafzadeh’s life. As a teenager she watched her mother reduce fat, salt and sugar in her family’s traditional Persian recipes and saw her grandfather’s health improve. Impressed with the results, she collaborated with her mother and sister to revise 40 recipes and in 2012 published them as a…
  7. April 28, 2014

    Prehistoric caribou hunting structure found beneath Lake Huron

    Underwater archaeologists led by a U-M faculty member have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts underneath Lake Huron.

  8. April 25, 2014

    Found: An Earth-sized planet that might hold liquid water

    In a dim and faraway solar system, astronomers have for the first time discovered a rocky, Earth-sized planet that might hold liquid water — a necessary ingredient for life as we know it.

  9. April 25, 2014

    Pollution top concern for U.S. and Canadian citizens around Great Lakes

    A new Great Lakes survey by U.S. and Canadian researchers represents one of the largest attempts in recent decades to assess public views on a wide range of issues in the Great Lakes basin.

  10. April 18, 2014

    Connected vehicles: Concerns about security, privacy

    A majority of Americans, Australians and Britons believe that connected-vehicle technology will make driving safer, but most are also concerned about security and privacy, according to a University of Michigan survey.