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2014-04-29 12:29:16

Fifty-three percent say they limit media devices by location, banning use in the bedroom or at mealtime, says U-M National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 25 percent of parents who have children aged two to five say their children get three or more hours of entertainment screen time a day, well beyond recommended limits, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan. In the latest University of Michigan Mott...

2014-03-31 12:20:41

Collaboration with University of Michigan Students to Help Develop Next Generation of Automotive Engineers PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SANLUIS Rassini, a leading and preferred automotive supplier of suspension and brake components in North America and Brazil, announced today that as part of its ongoing collaboration for automotive research and development, has made a donation to become a silver-level sponsor for the University of Michigan's (U-M) student-run...

2014-03-18 16:25:54

Parents of nut-allergic kids more likely than other parents to want a lunchtime without restrictions, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents of kids with and without nut allergies don't support schoolwide bans on nut-containing products, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Schools don't have a single standard for managing...

2014-02-26 12:25:56

Only 12 percent without coverage take classes; suggests more breastfeeding support needed, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. The American...

2014-02-13 12:21:42

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Consulting Group, a nationally recognized Michigan-based engineering services firm specializing in geotechnical, environmental and construction engineering services, announced today that it has opened a new full service office in Ann Arbor to work with clients in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County and the surrounding area. G2 has completed several campus improvement and infrastructure projects at the University of Michigan with its...

New UMich Formula Predicts Perfect Moment For Hackers To Strike
2014-01-15 09:50:01

[ Watch the Video: New Model For Predicting Cyberattacks ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The timing of a cyber-attack is crucial to overcoming measures designed to defend or repel the attacks and a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan has revealed a mathematical model that could be used to optimize the timing of would-be hackers. In the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the research team...

2014-01-09 16:22:04

The University of Michigan Achieves Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Certification SEATTLE, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan (U-M) today became the first Big Ten university to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification as part of its overall commitment to offer sustainable food on campus. U-M's Michigan Dining has earned certification to support sustainably managed fisheries by sourcing MSC certified seafood that can be traced back...

E-Cigarettes A Growing Concern Among Parents
2013-12-19 05:50:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly half of US parents are concerned that their sons and daughters will use e-cigarettes, and 44 percent of all adults are concerned that the devices will encourage children and teenagers to start using actual tobacco products, according to new research conducted by the University of Michigan. Furthermore, the Ann Arbor-based university’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health reported that 86...

2013-12-18 23:01:10

A landmark research study found alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 A landmark research study found alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades – particularly among the youngest teens. America’s brewers and beer importers lauded the findings of the University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study as the result of greater awareness, partnership and outreach by industry,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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