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2015-04-28 23:01:19

Researchers at the UC Davis have solved a genetic mystery that has afflicted three unrelated families, and possibly others, for generations. SACRAMENTO, Calif

2015-03-02 08:31:59

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2(nd) Annual CHAMPs for Mott, scheduled for Friday, May 15 - Monday, May 18, 2015, is an exciting fundraiser for the University of Michigan C.S.

2015-01-20 12:30:15

One in 7 parents whose children did not play middle/high school sports cited cost as reason, according to new U-M National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan.

2014-12-15 12:25:58

Many parents doubt their older teens are ready to manage their own health care, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec.

coffee rust
2014-09-30 07:19:11

We hope you were able to take advantage of one of the many free National Coffee Day giveaways on Monday, because ecologists report that a fungus has been sweeping across plantations in Mexico and Central America, limiting coffee production and forcing price increases in the process.

2014-09-18 08:30:50

Center supports research focused on effects of aging, creates groundwork for drugs that can postpone disease and extend lifespan ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept.

cars should communicate with each other
2014-09-06 04:50:00

Researchers at the University of Michigan and several automotive industry partners are looking to have a wireless vehicle-to-vehicle communication system operational within seven years, the Ann Arbor-based school announced on Friday.

2014-08-21 08:25:39

Free Event to Highlight Opportunities for the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.