University of Michigan

Fewer Americans have their own vehicle

(Phys.org) —American households without a vehicle have increased nearly every year since 2007—providing further evidence that motorization may have peaked in the United States, says a University of Michigan ...

Jan 24, 2014
5 / 5 (4) 1

No magic bullet for coffee rust eradication

Spraying fungicide to kill coffee rust disease, which has ravaged Latin American plantations since late 2012, is an approach that is "doomed to failure," according to University of Michigan ecologists.

Jan 22, 2014
3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Facebook memes can evolve like genes

(Phys.org) —What started as a politically liberal Facebook meme in support of health care reform morphed as it spread across the social network into hundreds of thousands of variations—some just a few ...

Jan 17, 2014
4.5 / 5 (10) 0 | with audio podcast

A rare crash at the Milky Way's core

(Phys.org) —University of Michigan astronomers could be the first to witness a rare collision expected to happen at the center of the galaxy by spring.

Jan 09, 2014
4.8 / 5 (26) 17 | with audio podcast