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New Research Explains How HIV Avoids Getting ZAPped

U-M researchers have discovered how HIV and other viruses are avoiding a protein called ZAP that stops viruses from reproducing. November 11, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Research #HIV/AIDS #JenniferMeagher ​​​​​​​​​


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Scientists Make Vampire Bats ‘Glow’ to Simulate Vaccine Spread

U-M scientists and colleagues are testing the effectiveness of rabies vaccines to control disease in wild bats by utilizing glowing fluorescent gel. November 18, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Research ​​​​​​​


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U-M Study Finds No Discrimination in Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Kenneth Lowande studied if there was discrimination against same-sex couples across the United States. November 19, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #KennethLowande ​​​​​​​​


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US Economy Set to Continue Slow and Steady Growth

The U-M Department of Economics reports the outlook of the economy, which is predicted to have slow positive growth over the next year. November 21, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Society #Economics ​​​​​​​


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Consumer Confidence Propels Economy Forward

U-M economist Richard Curtin and his research team have found through survey data that consumer confidence is still very high and will propel the economy to a 2.5% consumer spending growth in 2020. November 22, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Society #Economics #RichardCurtin ​​​​​​​​


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Big Hearted Stories!

Michigan Medicine's Geriatrics Center is seeking storytellers with true stories about the aging experience. Applications are available from November 2019-January 22, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #EducationalEvent #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Aging

 11-22-2019 12:00 PM - 01-22-2020 12:00 PM ET


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University of Michigan Earth Camp Spurs Minority Students to Pursue Environmental Sciences

U-M's Earth Camp is helping students who are from underrepresented minority backgrounds spur an interest in environmental science. November 1, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #video #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Society #Sustainability #JennaMunson ​​​​​​​​


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A Dispatch From the Cybersecurity 'Arms Race'

UM-Dearborn Professor Birhanu Eshete is researching cybersecurity and how to detect when machines and systems are being attacked or hacked. His research continues to raise the bar for cybersecurity. November 4, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #U-MDearbornNews #Technology #Cybersecurity #BirhanuEshete ​​​​​​​


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A Laser Pointer Could Hack Your Voice-Controlled Virtual Assistant

In a collaborative study between the University of Michigan and the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo, researchers have learned that lasers can trick voice-command technologies from long distances, highlighting a potential issue in security. November 5, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #Society #Privacy ​​​​​​​​


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“Young Sharks” Elementary School Curriculum Sharpens Business, Creative Skills

U-M Flint's Office of University Outreach and EDA University Center for Community and Economic Development facilitate workshops for elementary school teachers to develop a "Young Sharks" curriculum that enhances the students' entrepreneurial skills. October 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #U-MFlint #Business #Society #Entrepreneurship #RobertGold #PaulaNas #TerryGroves ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedSociety ​​