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June 20, 2018

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March 27, 2018

U-M working to improve transit, ease poverty in Benton Harbor

Kenneth Gavin's memories of Benton Harbor in the 1970s include the good and the bad — particularly, the fond 1978 recollection of joining the church he would one day pastor.

They also include something more ominous: the opening of The Orchards Mall in Benton Township just a year later.

March 15, 2018

Eating disorders underdiagnosed, untreated in men, minorities

When we think about eating disorders, what comes to mind most often are underweight white females. But this stereotype is causing a great number of males and people of color to miss out on getting proper health care, say University of Michigan researchers.

March 1, 2018

U-M signs agreement for reconstructive surgery technology

A new surgical device developed at the University of Michigan could make it quicker and easier to connect arteries in complicated procedures such as reconstructing a breast after a mastectomy, or a severely injured leg after a car accident.

February 12, 2018

Research suggests air pollution linked to unethical behavior, crime

The health consequences of air pollution are well-documented, but a growing body of research indicates it also leads to other societal ills, such as higher crime rates.

University of Michigan researcher Julia Lee and her colleagues explored the underlying causes that link pollution with higher crime rates.

January 29, 2018

Internet-scanning startup offers new cybersecurity approach

Rolling out what it's calling a "street view for cyberspace," Censys — a tech startup based on technology developed at the University of Michigan — has launched a commercially available version of its internetwide scanning tool.

January 25, 2018

IRWG awards eight 2018 faculty seed grants for various topics

The University of Michigan's Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded eight seed grants for faculty projects on women, gender and sexuality.

The grants support individual research activities, as well as collaborative projects, pilot studies and initial research efforts.

January 15, 2018

University leads new $32M center to reimagine computer design

As the computing industry struggles to maintain its historically rapid pace of innovation, a new, $32 million center based at the University of Michigan aims to streamline and democratize the design and manufacturing of next-generation computing systems.

January 15, 2018

Study shows children form attitudes about money at young age

The United States is the richest country in the world, yet economists estimate that at least half of Americans won't retire with enough money saved to maintain their current lifestyle.

So, in order to develop interventions to reverse this trend, researchers must understand how people form spending habits, and when.

January 8, 2018

Mcity report considers cyber vulnerabilities of automated vehicles

Instead of taking you home from work, your self-driving car delivers you to a desolate road, where it pulls off on the shoulder and stops.

You call your vehicle to pick you up from a store and instead you get a text message: Send $100 worth of Bitcoin to this account and it'll be right over.

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