The University of Michigan (U-M) was founded in 1817. The main campus is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan with campuses in Flint and Dearborn Michigan. The University of Michigan is a preeminent science and medical research institution. University of Michigan is a public institution that confers undergraduate degrees and advanced degrees in a host of subject areas. The Ann Arbor campus is comprised of 500 buildings and is noted for its world class studies. U-M is ranked 18 among the best universities world-wide by World University Rankings.
Yeast study yields insights into cell-division cycle
Studies using yeast genetics have provided new, fundamental insights into the cell-division cycle, researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute report.
Milkweed plants in CO2 growth chambers provide glimpse of biosphere change
The milkweed plants growing in 40 cube-shaped chambers on a hilltop at the University of Michigan Biological Station provide a glimpse into the future that allows researchers to ask a question: How will monarch butterflies ...
Marriages still resilient after the second child
Many married couples can feel overwhelmed and stressed after their first child's birth, but the transition period isn't as long for the second child.
Women in finance less likely to recommend their field to other women when stereotyped
Gender stereotypes negatively affect women in male-dominated professions such as finance and banking, resulting in reduced well-being at work and less interest in recommending their field to young women.
Variations in atmospheric oxygen levels shaped Earth's climate through the ages
Variations in the amount of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere significantly altered global climate throughout the planet's history. Efforts to reconstruct past climates must include this previously overlooked factor, a new University ...
Discovery of nanotubes offers new clues about cell-to-cell communication
When it comes to communicating with each other, some cells may be more "old school" than was previously thought.
Little progress since early '90s for gas mileage of vehicles on the road
Despite steady advancements in fuel-saving technologies in the last 25 years, on-road fuel economy for all vehicles has improved by less than a mile per gallon during that time—partly because it takes many years to turn ...
Harvesting invasive cattails to restore marsh biodiversity
The diesel-powered harvester roars as ecologist Shane Lishawa crashes through dense, 7-foot-tall cattails toward an experimental plot established in the marsh in 2011.
What do you do when your child brings home a bad report card?
Before the new school year begins, here's a pop quiz for parents of middle-school children: What do you do when your child brings home a bad report card?
Researchers to test 3D-printed, autonomous 'SmartCarts'
A fleet of autonomous "SmartCarts"—high-tech, 3D-printed, low-speed electric vehicles—could one day zip around the University of Michigan's North Campus, taking students, professors and staff to class, labs and offices ...