1. July 14, 2014

    New research suggests creative solution to student loan crisis

    As America’s student debt crisis continues to worsen, researchers at U-M and Elon University believe they have a solution—let the federal government, rather than private banks, handle student loans.

  2. July 14, 2014

    Two CT-scanned Siberian mammoth calves yield trove of insights

    CT scans of two newborn woolly mammoths recovered from the Siberian Arctic are revealing previously inaccessible details about the early development of prehistoric pachyderms.

  3. July 10, 2014

    U-M, partners predict harmful Lake Erie algae bloom this summer

    U-M researchers and their colleagues have issued a forecast for a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in Lake Erie late this summer.

  4. June 20, 2014

    Despite its British origins, Americans get bad rap for using word ‘soccer’

    Americans use the word soccer to describe the game that just about everybody else in the world calls football, and this duel over semantics enrages purists of the game.

  5. June 18, 2014

    $1.5M grant expands undergraduate research opportunities

    More than 3,700 additional U-M undergraduates will get real-world research experience over the next five years through a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

  6. June 17, 2014

    Not mowing vacant lots could ease Detroit’s ragweed problem

    When it comes to controlling hay fever-triggering ragweed plants on Detroit vacant lots, occasional mowing is worse than no mowing at all, according to a U-M study.

  7. June 17, 2014

    Program helps researchers develop tools for using big data

    Organizers of the recent interdisciplinary Big Data Summer Camp say the ability to extract and analyze data from the Web soon will be indispensable to social science researchers.

  8. June 16, 2014

    If global warming is real, why was it so snowy last winter?

    More Americans view global warming by what they see outside their windows and not scientific evidence, according to a University of Michigan survey.

  9. June 12, 2014

    Report: Lead abatement a wise economic, public health investment

    A statewide remediation program to eliminate the source of most lead poisoning in Michigan would pay for itself in three years, according to a new report.

  10. June 10, 2014

    Mothers rigid in parenting skills are at risk for depression

    Unrealistic expectations placed on mothers to be a “perfect parent” can negatively affect a woman’s mental health, according to a new U-M study.