In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, U-M paleolithic archeologist Brian Stewart and colleagues establish that the practice of exchanging eggshell beads over long distances spans a much longer period of time than previously thought.
Faster screening to hit “undruggable” targets
Medicines made from coiled protein fragments could provide a new handle on hard-to-treat diseases like cancer, but they are difficult to design. A new technique, developed at the University of Michigan, could change that. It can harness bacteria to produce billions of different drug candidates that won’t fall apart quickly inside the body.
Launching Solar Orbiter
For more than a decade, a U-M team helped develop the scientific payload aboard Solar Orbiter. For colleagues Sue Lepri and Jim Raines, this moment has been 13 years in the making.
An ultra-precise mind-controlled prosthetic
In a major advance in mind-controlled prosthetics for amputees, U-M researchers have tapped faint, latent signals from arm nerves and amplified them to enable real-time, intuitive, finger-level control of a robotic hand.
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Latest COVID-19 updates
For the most current information about U-M’s continued response to COVID-19, please visit the U-M Coronavirus website. We will continue to post updates, information and answers to frequently asked questions.View the website
- Coronavirus: Is social distancing working?
- Retail operations models could streamline COVID-19 logistics
- Where lions roam: West African big cats show no preference between national parks, hunting zones
- Researchers look for dark matter close to home
- Coronavirus recession: How deep and how long?
- Your brain evolved to hoard supplies and shame others for doing the same
- Stimulus package will remain half-baked unless local governments get more of the dough
- Financial, economic actions during crisis may be rational, if not ethical
- Poverty Solutions releases Michigan COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide
In The News
- Detroit News U-M, Stanford study early warning system for coronavirus through sewage
- CNN Economists, investors are flying blind through a pandemic
- Associated Press Study: Little asbestos found after Detroit house demolitions
- The Conversation Another housing crisis is coming—and bailouts, eviction freezes won't be enough to prevent many from losing their homes
Happening @ Michigan
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) events may have been moved online, rescheduled, or canceled. Visit Happening@Michigan for updates.
- Apr 2 Virtual Fulbright Information Session
- Apr 2 [FREE- NOW ONLINE!]Great Lakes Theme Semester Presents: #LakeEffects Film Series
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All Michigan, all the time
There’s always something amazing happening at Michigan. Whether it’s on campus or around the world, our students, faculty, staff and alumni are out seizing the day as shown in the slideshow below.
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