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.
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.
Below-average 'dead zone' predicted for Chesapeake Bay in 2015
A University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues are forecasting a slightly below-average but still significant "dead zone" this summer in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary.
Sexual assaults less likely in neighborhoods where registered sex offenders live
Reported sex offenses were lower in neighborhoods where more registered sex offenders live—a finding that runs counter to public perception about residential safety.
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.
Old-school literature search helps ecologist identify puzzling parasite
A months-long literature search that involved tracking down century-old scientific papers and translating others from Czech and French helped University of Michigan ecologist Meghan Duffy answer a question she'd wondered ...
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.
Sticky issue with numbers fuels gas mileage confusion
Is a new window sticker aimed at clarifying a car's fuel efficiency having unintended effects?
Forbidden quantum leaps possible with high-resolution spectroscopy
A new twist on an old tool lets scientists use light to study and control matter with 1,000 times better resolution and precision than previously possible.
Most Americans want better fuel economy, however it's achieved
While nearly all American drivers are at least somewhat concerned about fuel economy, a majority don't care how a vehicle saves fuel—just that it does, say University of Michigan researchers.
Researchers predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie
University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues predict that the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years and could become the second-most severe behind the record-setting ...