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Large Summer Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted for Western Lake Erie

U-M aquatic ecologist Don Scavia predicts large, harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie this summer, caused by the high amount of spring rains and phosphorous run-off in the lake. July 11, 2019. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #HealthandWellness #ClimateChange #nature #Sustainability #DonScavia ​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Hands-on in the Amazon

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Valeriy Ivanov and graduate student Elizabeth Agee set up sensors in the Amazon Rainforest to better understand how this precious ecosystem will respond to climate change. July 11, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #nature #ClimateChange #ValeriyIvanov ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Funding a New Transportation Revolution: Liu Congressional Testimony

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Henry Liu testifies for funding the extensive research needed to revolutionize transportation systems, including the implementation of connected and automated vehicles. July 12, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #EnvironmentandSustainability #AutonomousVehicles #Transportation #Finance #Development #HenryLiu ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​


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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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First Programmable Memristor Computer Aims to Bring AI Processing Down from the Cloud

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professors Wei Lu, Zhengya Zhang, and Michael Flynn develop the first memristor computer, which has the potential to allow for artificial intelligence processing in handheld devices. July 16, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #DepartmentofElectricalandComputerEngineering #scienceandtechnology #Society #ElectricalEngineering #ComputerScience #ArtificialIntelligence ​​​​​​​​​ #WeiLu #ZhengyaZhang #MichaelFlynn ​​​ ...


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Creating a Coolness Strategy for Your Brand

Michigan Ross Professors Rajeev Batra and Richard Bagozzi develop a 10-component structural model that companies can use to assess the strengths and weaknesses of their brands "coolness." July 17, 2019. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #Society #Marketing #Management #Innovation #RajeevBatra #RichardBagozzi ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedBusiness ​​


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‘Digital Alchemy’ to Reverse-engineer New Materials

U-M Department Chair of Chemical Engineering Sharon Glotzer uses digital alchemy, or working backwards from the desired material, to obtain the necessary particles for developing that material. July 5, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #ChemicalEngineering #MaterialsScience #Chemistry #ComputerScience #SharonGlotzer ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedScience ​​


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Opioids Study Shows High-risk Counties Across the Country, Suggests Local Solutions to Epidemic

School of Public Health Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy Rebecca Haffajee and colleagues identify U.S. counties at highest risk for opioid deaths, and they work to craft solutions based on the counties' specific demographics and issues. June 28, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #DrugUse #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #RebeccaHaffajee ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​


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Job Performance Rankings Don’t Have to Kill Cooperation

Michigan Ross Professor Wayne Baker and colleagues find that lowered cooperation caused by employee rankings can be combatted by highlighting the positive contributions each team member makes. July 1, 2019. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #Career #Workplace #Management #Leadership ​​​​​​​​ #WayneBaker ​ #Featured #FeaturedBusiness ​​


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Women’s March Effective in Promoting Multiple Issues

U-M Institute for Research on Women and Gender adjunct research professor Michael Heaney highlights his study on Women's March effectiveness in promoting multiple issues. June 26, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #SocialJustice #GenderEquity #JaredWadley #MichaelHeaney ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedSociety ​​