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Online survey researchers should be cautious with trick questions
New studies suggest that researchers should be careful with setting "trap" questions for respondents for the sake of accurate research.
Faster evolution not responsible for tropical biodiversity
It's been known for more than 150 years that the tropics are home to far greater numbers of animal and plant species than the planet's temperate regions. But despite decades of study, the causes of this striking ...
New water safety tips for parents and youth
With summer just around the corner, millions of swimmers will enjoy Michigan's Great Lakes beaches and cool water, but waves and currents can be deadly.
'Supercool' material glows when you write on it
A new material developed at the University of Michigan stays liquid more than 200 degrees Fahrenheit below its expected freezing point, but a light touch can cause it to form yellow crystals that glow under ...
Are those jerks at work dragging you down?
Sometimes co-workers can enliven your day and even inspire, while others...well, some can be downright soul-crushing.
Women drivers closing the mileage gap
While men still drive more miles annually, women are slowly catching up, says a University of Michigan researcher.
A climate signal in the global distribution of copper deposits
Climate helps drive the erosion process that exposes economically valuable copper deposits and shapes the pattern of their global distribution, according to a new study from researchers at the University ...
Pollen and clouds: April flowers bring May showers?
The main job of pollen is to help seed the next generation of trees and plants, but a new study from the University of Michigan and Texas A&M shows that the grains might also seed clouds.
Glass ceiling is thicker for mothers
Rising up the corporate ladder with kids in tow marks women for an extra helping of gender discrimination, new research finds.
Does Rust Belt manufacturing have a future?
William Lovejoy, professor of technology and operations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, shared his thoughts about manufacturing's future on Friday with journalists at the Society ...
Landslides, mudslides likely to remain a significant threat in Nepal for months
The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high across much of Nepal's high country, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, according to a University of Michigan ...
Six things you didn't know about MESSENGER's Mercury crash
The MESSENGER spacecraft left Earth in 2004 carrying among its instruments a sensor built at Michigan Engineering's Space Physics Research Lab. Over the years, some 75 U-M researchers, including faculty members, ...
Want to save energy? Fly the environmentally friendly skies
Flying in a plane is not only safer than driving a car, it's also better for the environment, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Improving transfer of migrant remittances
Millions of people work abroad as maids, construction workers and other low-wage laborers. The money they send back home is essential to their families, helping them start businesses, send children to school ...
Flight of the methane hunters
At just a bit over crop duster height, University of Michigan researchers are flying through a 50-square-mile hotspot of the greenhouse gas methane over the U.S. Southwest.