• 3D printing 100 times faster with light

    ANN ARBOR—Rather than building up plastic filaments layer by layer, a new approach to 3D printing lifts complex shapes from a vat of liquid at up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing processes, University of Michigan researchers have shown.

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  • Flu season: What you need to know to stay healthy

    FACULTY Q&A Each year, particularly during the winter months, millions of Americans are infected with influenza. The flu causes symptoms such as fever, coughing, body aches and fatigue, and, in some cases, can lead to serious complications and even death. Arnold Monto, professor of epidemiology and global health at the University of Michigan School of Read more

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  • U-M professor emerita endows two gifts to one of the nation’s leading art history programs

    ANN ARBOR—Two new gifts totaling $8.2 million to the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts from alumna and professor emerita Ilene Forsyth will secure the future study of medieval art at U-M and provide exceptional educational and research opportunities for faculty and students alike. Together, the gifts will enhance the Department Read more

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  • Cartilage could be key to safe ‘structural batteries’

    ANN ARBOR—Your knees and your smartphone battery have some surprisingly similar needs, a University of Michigan professor has discovered, and that new insight has led to a “structural battery” prototype that incorporates a cartilage-like material to make the batteries highly durable and easy to shape. The idea behind structural batteries is to store energy in Read more

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  • U-M launches new projects to fight poverty

    ANN ARBOR—On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted—a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and with support from the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle in 2019. “This project is a step in Read more

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  • Racial disparities low at universities with diverse faculty, climate

    ANN ARBOR—Higher education institutions that prioritize diversity both in employment numbers and an inclusive climate lessen the psychological disparities among faculty of color, a new University of Michigan study found. Research on organizational diversity initiatives often focuses on either the number of minorities at a particular institution or company, or the racial climate. The current Read more

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  • The lonely giant: Milky Way-sized galaxy lacking galactic neighbors

    ANN ARBOR—Long ago in a galaxy far, far away, fewer galaxies were born than expected—and that could create new questions for galaxy physics, according to a new University of Michigan study. The study examined the satellite galaxies of Messier 94, or M94, a galaxy similar in size to our Milky Way. Researchers have long known Read more

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  • Some nose, throat bacteria make it less likely to get flu

    ANN ARBOR—Imagine taking a pill that would help you stave off the flu and potentially prevent secondary infections like pneumonia. Researchers at the University of Michigan hope they’ve taken the first step in a long road to make this a reality after they identified a cluster of nose and throat bacteria that made their hosts Read more

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