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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,...

Earless worms ‘listen’ through their skin

A species of roundworm that is widely used in biological research can sense and respond to sound, despite having no ear-like organs,...

New ALMA study reveals the many molecular faces of protoplanetary disks

An international group of scientists, including University of Michigan astronomers, has mapped the chemical composition of protoplanetary disks surrounding five nearby young...

$2M to replace fossil fuels with solar power in fertilizer production

Producing the fertilizer that helps feed Earth’s 7.8 billion people comes with an environmental cost—one that University of Michigan engineers are hoping...

Daily marijuana use among US college students reaches new 40-year high

Daily marijuana use increased in 2020 to an all-time high among U.S. college students over the past four decades, according to the...

Michigan Marching Band commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11 with ‘most spectacular halftime show to date’

Most of the University of Michigan students in the Michigan Marching Band weren’t born when tragedy occurred on the morning of Sept....

Taliban control puts Afghan women in even more vulnerable positions

The United States’ hurried withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan after 20 years left many Afghans—especially women—and the civilian government vulnerable to the...

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