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New Robotic Labs to Track Toxicity of Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Bloom this Summer

U-M's Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research Associate Director Tom Johengen comments on the environmental sample processors placed in Lake Erie to track cyanobacteria blooms, or harmful algal blooms. July 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #Research #nature #TomJohengen ​​​​​​​​​​


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Searching for Previously Unknown Toxins, Potential Medicines in Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Blooms

U-M Microbiologist and Oceanographer Greg Dick and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry David Sherman work to identify genes and bioactive compounds in Lake Erie cyanobacterial blooms that can used for disease prevention. July 30, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Health/Wellness #Biology #Chemistry #Medicine #nature #GregDick #DavidSherman


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US-China Trade War Could Raise Unemployment Rates

U-M Economics Professors Christopher House and Linda Tesar find that China's increased tariffs on U.S. exported goods, a response to U.S. raising tariffs on Chinese imports, will cause a 0.2-0.7% raise in unemployment. July 25, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Government/Politics #Economics #Policy #Career #Asia #ChristopherHouse #LindaTesar


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Children Learn to Trust, Invest in Others at an Early Age

U-M Psychology Professors Alexandra Rosati and Felix Warneken discover that preschool children already have an understanding of investment in others for mutual benefit and trust within economic transactions. July 23, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Business #Children #Economics #Psychology #AlexandraRosati #FelixWarneken


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Diversity on Teams Leads to Positive Outcomes, But Not for All

U-M Professor of Psychology and Afro and African American Studies Isis Settles and colleagues find that while increased diversity increases team success, the member adding the demographic or scientific diversity may feel more negative effects. July 18, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Career #Business #Management #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #RaceandEthnicity #Science #IsisSettles


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Blight-busting Demolitions Reduced Gun Injuries, Deaths in Detroit Neighborhoods

U-M Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens coalition scholar Jonathan Jay finds a reduction in gun violence in Detroit neighborhoods that have been serviced by the new blight-busting program; however, there is a racial divide in who's serviced. August 1, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Government/Politics #Detroit #GunControl #Criminology #Community #JonathanJay


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About 44% of High School Seniors Who Misuse Prescription Drugs Have Multiple Drug Sources

School of Nursing Professor Sean Esteban McCabe finds that 44% of youths with a substance use disorder have multiple sources, including leftover prescriptions, free from friends and family, illegally purchased, or stolen. July 17, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #DrugUse #Pharmacy #YouthandAdolescents #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #SeanEstebanMcCabe ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured ...


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Representing Kids: U-M’s Child Advocacy Law Clinic a Voice for Michigan Children, Families

U-M's Child Advocacy Law Clinic and Michigan Law students assist Ashley Burbanks in reattaining the custody of her children after a tragic accident. U-M's Child Advocacy Law Clinic serves many families who cannot obtain any other legal services. July 8, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Law #Family #Children #SocialJustice ​​​​​​​​​​


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Screen Size Matters: Consumers Less Attentive to News Content on Small Screens

U-M professor Stuart Soroka and Texas A&M colleague find that news read on smaller screens does not elicit the same alertness and attentiveness as that of larger screens. July 8, 2019. #<5mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #GovernmentandPolitics #Communication #Politics #Media #StuartSoroka ​​​​​​​​​​


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Technology Allows Researchers to See Patients’ Real-time Pain While in the Clinic

School of Dentistry Assistant Professor Alex DaSilva and team develop special augmented reality glasses and a sensor-outfitted cap that allow the physician wearing the glasses to see a map of pain experienced by the patient wearing the cap. June 27, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #HealthandWellness #PainManagement #Dentistry #ArtificialIntelligence #AlexDaSilva ​​​​​​​​​​