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.
Cancer decoy could attract, capture malignant cells
A small, implantable device that researchers are calling a cancer "super-attractor" could eventually give doctors earlier warnings of relapse in breast cancer patients and even slow the disease's spread to other organs.
U-M releases final report on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in Michigan
University of Michigan researchers today released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly ...
Why do we think infant animals are so cute?
Over 50 years ago, ethologist Konrad Lorenz proposed that infants appear cute so that parents are attracted to them and motivated to care for them. Lorenz described the Kindchenschema, "baby schema," facial features such ...
'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 ultraviolet light.
Multiracial children often identified as black
For black-white multiracial children, how others perceive them may be inconsistent with how they perceive themselves.
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 of Idaho and the ...
Most Americans support renewable energy standards
Despite recent attempts in many state legislatures to repeal or weaken renewable energy requirements, a University of Michigan poll finds that a majority of Americans—of every race, income and education level, and religious ...
Researcher studies consumer behavior on mobile internet
"Showrooming" has been a worry for brick-and-mortar retailers since the advent of the smartphone. That's when a customer looks at a product on the shelf, searches online for more information, sees a cheaper price, and buys ...
Mobile app helps Chinese kids learn English
A University of Michigan researcher has collaborated on the creation of a mobile app that will help young children in China learn English.
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 ...