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Religious Involvement May Improve Cognitive Health

U-M psychology doctoral candidate Zarina Krall conducted research that religious activities increase social engagement and promote cognitive health. August 15, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Religion #MentalHealth #ZarinaKrall #JaredWadley ​​​​​​​​​


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Microsatellite Data Can Help Double Impact of Agricultural Interventions

School of Environment and Sustainability Assistant Professor Meha Jain explains how low cost micro-satellite data can increase global crop yield, which is significant in feeding a growing population. October 7, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Technology #Agriculture #DataScience #MandiraBanerjee #MehaJain ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Looking at Cognitive Triggers for Extremist Violence Through Brain Scans

Ford School Professor Scott Atran discusses insights into the psychology of radicalization and terrorist violence, after brain scans were done for men who supported terror organization associated with Al Qaeda. June 14, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #GovernmentandPolitics #Science #Technology #ScottAtran ​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​​


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Hard as Ceramic, Tough as Steel: Newly Discovered Connection Could Help Design of Next-Gen Alloys

Engineers at U-M discovered a novel way of calculating the interaction between metals and its alloys. This method demands less mechanical calculations and holds promise for future material development. October 2, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #scienceandtechnology #MaterialsScience #Katherine-McAlpine #LiangQi ​​​​​​​​


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Just Add Water: U-M Chemists Suggest a Fix for Insoluble Drugs

U-M researchers discover a method to make highly insoluble drugs more bioavailable by keeping the drug in an amorphous state through unstable metal organic frameworks. October 3, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Technology #Pharmacy #ChemicalEngineering #MorganSherburne #AdamMatzger ​​​​​​​​​​


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Screening for Lung Cancer Based on Risk Could Save Lives

School of Public Health Associate Chair of Epidemiology Rafael Meza vouches for the screening of lung cancer based on risk, as it could reduce deaths by 14% worldwide. September 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Disease #RafaelMeza ​​​​​​​​


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Recycling Pioneer: U-M Alumna Puts Emmet County on National Map as Model for Cutting Waste

School for Environment and Sustainability alumna Elisa Seltzer creates a highly-efficient recycling center in Northern Michigan's Emmet County, serving as a model example for centers around the globe. September 18, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Society #Sustainability ​​​​​​​


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U-M Launches Health Study Using Apple Watch

Michigan Medicine's Michigan Predictive Activity and Clinical Trajectories lead researcher Sachin Kheterpal discusses his innovative study that utilizes Apple watches to track and better understand daily health experiences and long-term health outcomes. March 13, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Technology #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #SachinKheterpal ​​​​​​​​


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West African Camera Survey Details Human Pressures on Mammals in Protected Areas

U-M wildlife ecologist Nyeema Harris finds that rather than uncovering heavy poaching practices, her camera study discovered livestock grazing and gathering of forest products were more common forms of human intervention. September 23, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSubstainability #Society #Africa #NyeemaHarris ​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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U-M Surveys of Consumers: Confidence Rebounds

U-M Surveys of Consumers Director Richard Curtin explains the uptick in consumer confidence due to the financial strengthening of middle-income households. September 27, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Economics #RichardCurtin ​​​​​​​