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Continuing research in the face of COVID-19 and coronavirus

U-M Engineering Researcher Tyeen Taylor et. al. have configured a way to continue to complete research virtually, since COVID-19 has halted all in-person research at the university. March 16, 2020. # #Engineering #video #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #HealthandWellness #Technology #Research #Online #InfectiousDiseases #COVID-19 #TyeenTaylor ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Stone-age ‘likes’: Study establishes eggshell beads exchanged over 30,000 years

U-M Paleolithic Archeologist Brian Stewart et. al. have researched beads and investigated atoms in the beads, provides new evidence for where these beads were made, and just how long hunter-gatherers used them as a kind of social currency. March 9, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Archaeology #History #Research #BrianStewart ​​​​​​​​​


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Combining Smoke Cessation Programs with Screening for Lung Cancer Can Reduce Mortality

School of Public Health Associate Professor of Epidemiology Rafael Meza et. al. have discovered that programs that help smokers kick the habit along with existing lung cancer screening efforts could reduce lung cancer mortality by 14%. March 9, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Safety #Cancer #Research #smoking #RafaelMeza ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Autonomous Vehicles Can Be Fooled to 'See' Nonexistent Obstacles

U-M Engineering Professors, Computer Scientist Qi Alfred Chen from UC Irvine, and colleagues from the SPQR lab have discovered that autonomous vehicles can perceive objects that are not actually in front of them, causing safety issues in traffic. March 6, 2020. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Technology #AutonomousVehicles #Research #Development #Engineering #Safety #YulongCao #ZMorleyMao ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Medicaid Expansion Does Not Discourage Job-Seeking Among the Unemployed

U-M economist Helen Levy and Michigan Ross Professor Thomas Buchmueller conducted a study found study found that Medicaid expansion did not affect whether unemployed workers found jobs. March 4, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #HealthandWellness #Medicare/Medicaid #Research #Economics #Business #HelenLevy #ThomasBuchmueller ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Turning Thought to Action

U-M Engineers and Physicians are giving amputees new, intuitive control of the most advanced robotic hands on the market. This biological interface was developed by the engineers and physicians, and centers on the Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface. March 5, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringCenters-Other #Technology #HealthandWellness #Research #Medicine #BiomedicalEngineering #Prosthesis ​​​​​​​​​​


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New study finds inaccuracies in arsenic test kits in Bangladesh

U-M professor in civil and environmental engineering Kim Hayes et. al. have discovered performance issues with the arsenic test kits commonly used in Bangladesh to monitor water contamination. March 3, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #CollegeofEngineering #Science #Research #InfectiousDiseases #WaterContamination #KimHayes ​​​​​​​​​


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Do Native Ads Work Better Than Traditional Online Ads? It Depends On What You're Looking For

Michigan Ross Professors Anocha Aribarg and Eric Schwartz the type of ads that appeal to consumers, and how the appeal changes by the type of platform they are presented on. February 26, 2020. #5-15mins #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #Marketing #Research #advertising #AnochaAribarg #EricSchwartz ​​​​​​​​​​


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Deep Learning AI Discovers Surprising New Antibiotics

Scientists from MIT and Harvard discovered that utilizing AI through "deep learning" is a new way to discover new antibiotics. February 20, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Technology #HealthandWellness #Medicine #Research #Antibiotics ​​​​​​​​​


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Lantz Contributes to National Academies Advisory Report for "Healthy People 2030"

U-M Ford School of Public Policy professor Paula Lantz contributed to National Academies advisory report for "Healthy People 2030." February 12, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Research #PaulaLantz ​​​​​​​​​