Environment

  1. Scientists develop greener, more efficient method for producing next-generation antibiotics July 27, 2022
  2. Monarch butterflies now listed as endangered: U-M experts available to comment July 21, 2022
  3. Solar-powered chemistry uses carbon dioxide and water to make feedstock for fuels, chemicals July 6, 2022
  4. Supreme Court limits EPA’s ability to regulate carbon emissions: U-M experts available June 30, 2022
  5. Below-average harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie June 30, 2022
  6. Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ predicted to be 13% lower than average June 28, 2022
  7. U-M awarded $53M to expand federally funded Great Lakes research institute over next 5 years June 27, 2022
  8. New approach reduces EV battery testing time by 75% June 27, 2022
  9. Mastodon tusk chemical analysis reveals first evidence of one extinct animal’s annual migration June 13, 2022
  10. NOAA forecasts average-size Gulf of Mexico summer ‘dead zone’  June 2, 2022
  11. Exposure to chemicals increased in pregnant women in the last decade, study suggests June 1, 2022
  12. Input from those affected by environmental burdens must be incorporated into environmental justice tools June 1, 2022
  13. Models predict that planned phosphorus reductions will make Lake Erie more toxic May 26, 2022
  14. Do urban gardens lead to gentrification? Not in Detroit, study shows May 25, 2022
  15. U-M Peony Garden named after W. E. Upjohn 100 years after his original gift May 19, 2022
  16. Flint water crisis: U-M study examines effects on academic outcomes May 19, 2022
  17. University-developed software that doubles 3D printing speeds hits the market May 17, 2022
  18. Livestock and dairying led to dramatic social changes in ancient Mongolia, U-M study shows May 11, 2022
  19. Nonlethal parasites reduce how much their wild hosts eat, leading to ecosystem effects May 11, 2022
  20. Bali-like temperatures in Wyoming? Fossils reveal tropically hot North America 95 million years ago May 10, 2022