The University of Michigan contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.
More than 4,000 minority-owned, woman-owned and small businesses supplied goods and services to support the U-M research enterprise during that period.
University of Michigan faculty, staff and administrators gathered to discuss educational research that seeks to improve student learning within specific disciplines at the Provost’s Seminar on Teaching.
More people now die of drug overdoses than car crashes in the state of Michigan, ranking the state among the top third in the country for drug-related deaths.
While medication-based treatments for substance-abuse disorders are effective, there are substantial barriers to accessing care across the state.
K-12 educators have been using technology in the classroom with increasing frequency but not always with great success, particularly when teaching students with special needs, says one University of Michigan researcher.
Although the Detroit River delivers one-quarter of the phosphorus that flows into Lake Erie, there’s never been a detailed accounting of the nutrient’s urban and agricultural sources across the entire binational watershed.
The University of Michigan has released a report that details the value of a college degree with data on how much its graduates earn over time.
The benefits of self-driving cars will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide, according to a new University of Michigan study.
Every winter, many Americans file their federal income taxes, calculate their tax refund, and imagine the many things they can spend it on. Will they go out for a nice dinner? Make some home repairs they’ve been putting off? Spruce up their spring wardrobe?
Universities and federal laboratories are the cornerstones of American innovation, developing new products that address important societal issues and drive economic growth.
Human papillomavirus infection rates are increasing in women born after 1980 who did not receive the HPV vaccine — putting them at higher risk for HPV-related cancers, according to a University of Michigan study.
In the 1960s animated sitcom “The Jetsons,” George Jetson commutes to work in his family-size flying car, which miraculously transforms into a briefcase at the end of the trip.
As researchers work toward next-generation electric vehicles, they may be hitting their heads on the ceiling of what lithium ion batteries can deliver.
Meanwhile, a team of researchers from the University of Michigan are pushing the performance of a competing electric vehicle technology — hydrogen fuel cells — to new heights.
They may not shoot three-pointers, and only a few of them are over six feet tall, but a team of U-M scientists still took home the title in a March Madness-style competition Sunday.
Their cheering section included not only Michigan fans but also people around the world who have a hearing condition known as tinnitus.
During the last ice age, which peaked around 21,500 years ago, glaciers covered large portions of North America, including the entire Great Lakes region. Once the ice retreated, the land was gradually repopulated by trees that eventually formed dense forests.
Contrary to long-standing popular belief, running at a prescribed, one-size-fits-all “optimal” cadence doesn’t play as big a role in speed and efficiency as once thought.
For years, Maria Hochendoner of Ann Arbor received conflicting information about her high blood pressure readings. Was it "white coat syndrome" — temporary high blood pressure caused by in-office anxiety — or true hypertension?
Birds that produce faint chirps called flight calls during nighttime migration collide with illuminated buildings much more often than closely related species that don't produce such calls, according to a new analysis of a 40-year record of thousands of building collisions in the Midwest.
A curled-up cat, a tail-wagging dog, a chirping parakeet or even a serene goldfish may help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, according to a new national poll.
The U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine’s fourth annual symposium on Friday will focus on foundational ribonucleic acid biosciences, from discovery to function.
Restricting sales of tobacco products to people 21 and older could keep 11,000 Michiganders from starting to smoke, potentially avoiding premature deaths in two-thirds of that population, according to a University of Michigan study.