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Auctions are not best options for abandoned property
If officials in distressed cities want their communities to recover, abandoned commercial and residential properties would be available through a managed sales program rather than auctions, according to a new University of ...
Multiple factors may shape toxicity of Lake Erie cyanobacterial blooms
The most detailed genetic study of western Lake Erie's shifting cyanobacterial communities is yielding new insights into the factors that were at play last August when high levels of a bacterial toxin shut down the drinking ...
What sounds make us feel safe in public?
Rationally speaking, most people know that random, violent crime is rare. But that doesn't keep them from getting the creeps when they walk through a parking structure or other public place that's not well-lit or crowded.
Majority prefer driverless technology
While only a small percentage of drivers say they would be completely comfortable in a driverless car, a sizable amount would have no problem as long as they retain some control, according to a University of Michigan report.
Lung simulation could improve respiratory treatment
The first computer model that predicts the flow of liquid medication in human lungs is providing new insight into the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Sleeping on the job? Actually, that's a good thing
Employees seeking to boost their productivity at work should take a nap—yes, sleeping on the job can be a good thing.
Diesel vehicles save money over a period of years
Vehicles with clean diesel technology may be more expensive to buy or lease than those that run on gasoline, but they can save their owners thousands of dollars within just a few years, says a University of Michigan researcher.