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Consistency is the key to success in bread baking and biology
Whether you're baking bread or building an organism, the key to success is consistently adding ingredients in the correct order and in the right amounts, according to a new genetic study by University of Michigan researchers.
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.
Passive Facebook use undermines how a person feels
Using Facebook only to scroll through your news feed or browse other people's profiles can have a negative impact on your well-being, says a University of Michigan researcher.
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.
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 researcher.
Beyond silicon: New semiconductor moves spintronics toward reality
A new semiconductor compound is bringing fresh momentum to the field of spintronics, an emerging breed of computing device that may lead to smaller, faster, less power-hungry electronics.
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.
Leaders who can read the crowd do better
Performers call it "reading the crowd" or "sizing up the audience."
Thwarting cheaters with 'smart' tax returns
Research by the University of Michigan examines whether changes to the income tax return could help cut evasion, which costs federal, state and local governments more than $400 billion a year.
Lack of attention, self-control predict dangerous texting behaviors
Texting while driving or walking can be dangerous, but people still engage in the behavior without thinking.