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Nov. 15, 2018
More than half of waste released in a given year contains plastic materials. About 10,000 metric tons of plastic enter the Great Lakes every year, and another 8 million goes into the ocean. While plasti...
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Nov. 12, 2018
The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative has awarded $5.6 million in funding to the School of Kinesiology to create a comprehensive concussion center.
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Nov. 8, 2018
Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) develops when the patients’ immune system attacks and destroys pancreatic beta cells, the only cells that can make the hormone insulin. Over one million individuals in the U.S. a...
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Nov. 8, 2018
Michigan State University researchers suggest improved broadband high-speed internet access in rural areas could support better care for patients in medically underserved areas.
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Nov. 8, 2018
Michigan State University is transforming its 5,200-acre campus into a live, connected ecosystem to drive mobility research and development to advance smart-vehicle technology and better understand the ...
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Nov. 5, 2018
Dialogue hosted by the Sanilac-Huron Economic Development Corporation Monday, November 19, 2018, 10 – 11 AM EST Sanilac Career Center: 175 East Aitken Road | Peck, Michigan The second of six stops ...
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Oct. 23, 2018
Amber M. Shinn, URC Program Manager LANSING, Mich. – October 15, 2018 – The University Research Corridor (URC), an alliance of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State U...
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Oct. 22, 2018
In a newly published University of Michigan study, researchers reported that using social media can reduce the negative health effects of curtailed social contact that comes as a consequence of pain.
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Oct. 19, 2018
Arsenic occurs naturally in soil and minerals and can enter the air, water and land from wind-blown dust, water runoff and leaching. It may also enter the environment when volcanoes erupt, during mining...
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Oct. 19, 2018
More than 1.5 million Michigan residents and potentially more than hundreds of sites nationwide ­– and counting – have PFAS-tainted water.
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