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June 2, 2014

Colder-than-normal Lake Superior could push up water levels

Surface-water temperatures above the deepest parts of Lake Superior are expected to be at least 6 degrees Fahrenheit colder than normal by August, delaying the onset of the evaporation season and raising water levels at a faster-than-normal clip.

May 16, 2014

Making positive work connections lifts more than mood

Ever feel energized and confident to take on a challenge after an interaction with a co-worker?

That feeling is real, the benefits are real, and companies need to do more to create these high-quality connections, says Jane Dutton, the Robert L. Kahn Distinguished Professor of Business Administration and Psychology.

May 11, 2014

Smartphone app detects mood swings via voice analysis

A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person’s voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports.

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?

Make the price for content too high and watch customers disappear and ad revenue decline. Give away too much and you could miss out on subscriber revenue.

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.

That is the key finding of their study based on newly available survey data collected by several Chinese universities.

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.

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.

The survey of more than 1,000 Americans and Canadians in the region revealed:

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