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2013-10-07 11:36:12

Understanding how genes act in specific tissues is critical to our ability to combat many human diseases, from heart disease to kidney failure to cancer.

2013-10-01 10:15:34

A microfluidic chip developed at the University of Michigan is among the best at capturing elusive circulating tumor cells from blood—and it can support the cells' growth for further analysis.

2013-09-18 23:34:02

In a key development in its initiative ferreting out alleged insider trading in securities, derivatives, swaps and other risk instruments, Young Law Group announces that whistleblower Mark Rosenblum

School Lunch TV Linked Childhood Obesity
2013-08-12 15:27:24

Diet and time spent in front of the TV were two factors researchers looked at in a new study that examined habits that could lead to childhood obesity

New Scanning Laser Sees Object Composition
2013-06-25 16:11:25

Engineers from the University of Michigan have developed a laser capable of detecting a substance’s composition from high up in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Narcissism And Social Networks
2013-06-12 06:48:57

Social networks have significant effects on how we communicate and, ultimately, how we view ourselves. University of Michigan researchers now claim that Facebook is a mirror and Twitter a megaphone.

2013-06-10 23:17:20

V2V (car-to-car) equipment for motorcycles is based on the RoadLINK™ chipset - auto grade, market-ready chipset, a software defined radio from NXP running firmware from Cohda.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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