University of Michigan researchers and their partners predict that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer, potentially reaching levels last seen in 2013 and 2014, though smaller than the record bloom of 2015.
A University of Michigan professor is part of a team that has discovered a giant, Jupiter-like planet that revolves around a star approximately 385 light years from the sun.
Teens expect to experience some digital forms of abuse in dating, but girls may be suffering more severe emotional consequences than boys, according to a new study.
A University of Michigan economist will lead a grant of up to $5.9 million from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation to study how reducing financial barriers to reproductive health care affects women’s lives.
Long wings could significantly improve the cruise efficiency and reduce the operating cost of long-haul aircraft, and Airbus is partnering with the University of Michigan to make these advanced designs possible.
Electric and hybrid electric vehicles are in the fast lane to wider adoption, according to a new study by University of Michigan researchers.
Detroit neighborhoods that survived the subprime mortgage crisis and recession had something special in common: community.
A University of Michigan institute is reviewing its goals and objectives in an effort to foster innovation and create positive economic impact for communities and economies nationwide.
When college students feel isolated and disconnected, support from family members can keep them from harming themselves during difficult times, according to a new University of Michigan study.
The next big idea to help people with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, depression or many other conditions could be bubbling up right now in a University of Michigan research lab.
Or it might be a new idea in the mind of a U-M doctor, scientist, health care professional, graduate student or patient.
Researchers who study binge drinking in teens have good news and bad news: The good news is the overall rate of frequent binge drinking is declining — but the bad news is that rate is not falling as quickly for all adolescents.
When children are victims of political violence, they tend to become more aggressive with members of their own peer group, and that aggression tends to linger as they age, according to a University of Michigan study.
Many women start fitness programs to lose weight, and when they don't, they feel like failures and stop exercising.
Mobility researchers at the University of Michigan have devised a new way to test autonomous vehicles that bypasses the billions of miles they would need to log for consumers to consider the vehicles road-ready.
Why is more popular than
Consumers have taken a liking to products they can interact with such as Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and iRobot's pet-like Roomba vacuum.
University of Michigan chemists have developed a greener, cheaper way to make single-crystalline semiconductor films, components at the heart of all of our electric gadgetry.
College women who frequently watch television or who believe that the content is real, tend to endorse the gender roles that are portrayed often on TV, says a University of Michigan researcher.
New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.
Soccer games, family vacations and reports of good grades are OK for social media sharing. Posts with baby photos or references to punishments and significant others — not so much.
This is what children said when asked what their parents can share about them online, according to research from the School of Information.