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He Collects Water Flow Data in the Amazon to Understand Climate Change

U-M Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Valeriy Ivanov studies climate change through gathering data in the Amazon, and coding the information. December 12, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #video #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Environment/Sustainability #Research


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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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Computer Science Classes Can Break Down Cultural Differences, Study Shows

School of Information Professor Kentaro Toyama emphasizes the social benefits of collaboration in computational classes in his co-authored paper: "Computing Education for Intercultural Learning: Lessons From the Nairobi Play Project." October 22, 2019. #5-15mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #ComputerScience #Relationships #Research #KentaroToyama #MelanieLefkowitz


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Treating Pain in the Primary Care Setting

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Jill Schneiderhan explores the questions: how do we approach patients with chronic pain in primary care, and what are the biggest barriers to successful pain management? July 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Research #JillSchneiderhan ​​​​​​​


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Researchers Take Control of Siri, Alexa, and Google Home with Lasers

College of Engineering Professor Kevin Fu has found that Siri, Alexa, and Google Home can all be hijacked through the use of inaudible commands delivered by the use of lasers. November 4, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Research #Security #KevinFu


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E. coli Gain Edge by Changing their Diets in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Michigan Medicine researcher Nobuhika Kamada explains research his team has done on what differentiates the diet of good E.coli from the diet of bad E.coli, and how humans may be able to alter their diet to improve IBS. November 4, 2019. ​ # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Science #HealthandWellness #Disease #Research #KellyMalcom #NobuhikoKamada ​​​​​​​​​​


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Patients Say Ask Before Using Medical Records for Research

Michigan Medicine Center for Bioethics and Social Science in Medicine Director Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D. Phil emphasizes the importance of doctors obtaining consent from patients before using their de-identified data for research. October 3, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Research #NicoleFawcett #ReshmaJagsi ​​​​​​​​ #DPhil ​


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Study: Aggressive Breast Cancers Store Large Amounts of Energy, Which Enables It to Spread

Michigan Medicine Epidemiology Professor and U-M Rogel Cancer Center Researcher Sofia D. Merajver is researching the presence of glycogen in aggressive cancers that enable the cells to become resistant to precision medicines. October 4, 2019 #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Research


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This Protein is How Creatures Sense Cold, Researchers Discover — And it’s Found in Organisms Ranging from Tiny Worms to Humans

U-M Life Sciences faculty member, Shawn Xu et al., discovered the first-known protein that responds to cold temperatures. August 29, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #LifeSciencesInstitute #Science #Technology #Research #Genetics #ShawnXu ​​​​​​​​​


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Researchers Resolve How Fungi Produce Compounds with Potential Pharmaceutical Applications

The Michigan Life Science Institute has discovered how nature produces a large class of bioactive chemical compounds, which has been a 50-year-old mystery. September 23, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #HealthandWellness #Pharmacy #Research #Medicine ​​​​​​​​​