Topic: brown research

Polyploidal cancer cells, referred to as giant cancer cells, can undergo amitotic budding, releasing normally-sized cancer cells into the body.

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Study brings new insights on cancer research, treatment

September 13, 2018 0 comments

Polyploidal cancer cells, also known as giant cancer cells, have been brought into the spotlight as new research suggests their previously unknown involvement in cancer development and remission.

University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

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University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

September 11, 2018 0 comments

A new study by University researchers confirmed that it is possible for household lead levels to be reduced more substantially than the Environmental Protection Agency currently mandates.

Letter: Littman’s research is academically irresponsible

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Littman’s research is academically irresponsible

September 10, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I am writing in reference to a Herald article, “Gender dysphoria study criticism,” published Sept. 4.

Paxson ’19, Locke ’18: University committed to academic freedom, faculty support

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Paxson ’19, Locke ’18: University committed to academic freedom, faculty support

September 9, 2018 0 comments

The University sets a very high bar for the research it publicizes.

School of Public Health appoints inaugural associate dean for research

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School of Public Health appoints inaugural associate dean for research

April 25, 2018 0 comments

On April 10, Professor of Epidemiology David Savitz was announced as the inaugural associate dean for research for the School of Public Health in a community-wide email.

Baylor Fox-Kemper will work with 20 other scientists to write a chapter of the IPCC report to explain ocean dynamics, sea levels and the cryosphere.

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University scientist to contribute to next global climate report

April 22, 2018 0 comments

Baylor Fox-Kemper, associate professor of earth, environmental and planetary sciences, was selected as a coordinating lead author for a chapter of the next global climate assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Michigan State and U. researchers are studying ROSE, a prevention program for postpartum depression, to analyze its effect on “at-risk populations.”

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University studies postpartum depression program

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Postpartum depression, experienced by one in seven mothers in the United States, is more than twice as common among low-income women, according to a press release from Michigan State University.

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Study links brain processes involved in learning

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Reinforcement learning — a process during which humans alter their behavior as they learn which behaviors yield the best results — and working memory — which allows people to optimize decision-making by keeping track of previous actions and their consequences — appear to be two separate modes of human learning.

Researchers found that  a new material — Cesium Titanium (IV) Bromide — can take the place of lead in a specific type of solar panel that is more affordable and offers increased conductivity.

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New research aims to improve solar panels

March 7, 2018 0 comments

According to a recent study by University researchers, a new material called Cesium Titanium (IV) Bromide can replace lead in a specific type of solar panel.

Researchers reveal sex-based disparities in stroke risk

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Researchers reveal sex-based disparities in stroke risk

March 5, 2018 0 comments

Risk factors for stroke have a disproportionate effect on women compared to men, which may be due to a lack of effective treatment and preventive care, according to a University study published in the journal “Stroke” last month.