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Earned Income Tax Credit affects intergenerational marriage and childbirth decisions, says U-M study

Children of Earned Income Tax Credit beneficiaries delayed marriage and first births, according to a new study co-authored by a University of...

Be grateful: It may improve your health

Be thankful for what you have—it might improve your physical and mental health, according to a new global study that uses cell...

U-M student named 2022 Rhodes Scholar

University of Michigan student Rachael Merritt has been named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar, one of 32 Americans chosen to win scholarships to...

Alluring larvae: Competition to attract fish drives species diversity among freshwater mussels

North America’s freshwater mussels are both impressively diverse and highly imperiled. Nearly 300 species occur in the United States and Canada, and...

Fossil elephant cranium reveals key adaptations that enabled its species to thrive as grasslands spread across eastern Africa

A remarkably well-preserved fossil elephant cranium from Kenya is helping scientists understand how its species became the dominant elephant in eastern Africa...

Shop ’til you stop: Of shortages, disruptions and higher prices during the holiday retail season

The end-of-the-year holiday shopping season is off to a rocky start, with a shipping crisis causing products to be delayed, unavailable or...

U-M astronomers suggest radiation, not supernovae, drives superwinds in some galaxies

When astronomers observe superwinds traveling at extremely high speeds from super star clusters, or “starbursts,” they previously assumed the winds were driven...

Resistance is not futile: Predicting how changes in production, materials impact EV battery life

As demand for electric vehicle batteries continues to grow, researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a method for predicting how...

Men, women ride the same emotional roller coaster

Contrary to widely held gender stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers say. Feelings such as enthusiasm,...

Mammals on the menu: Snake dietary diversity exploded after mass extinction 66 million years ago

Modern snakes evolved from ancestors that lived side by side with the dinosaurs and that likely fed mainly on insects and lizards.

Black COVID patients: Less medical follow-up, longer return-to-work delays, more hospital readmissions

African American COVID-19 patients had the least physician follow-up and the longest delays in returning to work, a University of Michigan study...

XR technology ‘brings’ conference participants to iconic U-M space

Amid the congenial and casual conversation one might expect during the social hour of a conference, one attendee came up to Jeremy Nelson,...

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[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...