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How Researchers Can Help Win the Long Game on Public Health

UM-Dearborn Assistant Professor Natalie Sampson has worked with Detroit's Delray neighborhood to research health issues associated with the population and further protect the community there. September 18, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #U-MDearbornNews #HealthandWellness #Society #PublicHealth #PublicPolicy #Detroit #NatalieSimpson ​​​​​​​​​​


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How New Fathers Use Social Media to Make Sense of Their Roles

Tawfiq Ammari, a PhD candidate in The School of Information, details the impact of shifting gender roles in parenting though his research on social media use of new fathers to find support and legitimize their role as the definition of fatherhood changes. August 9, 2018. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #TawfiqAmmari ​ #Featured #FeaturedSociety ​​​​​​


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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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BubbleNets: Video Object Segmentation for Computer Vision

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Jason Corso et al introduces BubbleNets and his extensive research to develop a learning method that allows computers to describe boundaries for annotation in the real world. June 20, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #video #MichiganInstituteforComputationalDiscoveryandEngineering #Technology #Science #ComputerScience #AutonomousVehicles #Jason-Corso ​​​​​​​​​


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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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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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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 ​​​​​​​​