Wolverine Advanced Materials Reorganizes

Wolverine Advanced Materials Thursday announced separation of sales and marketing functions, new leadership in research and development and engineering, and appointment of a chief financial officer.


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URC Presidents To Talk Jobs On Monday

The presidents of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University will cover a lot of ground about research and development, jobs and the economy Monday, March 21 in a WWJ Newsradio […]


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Great Lakes Region Could Face Water Shortages

A federal report says the Great Lakes region could experience water shortages in some locations because of climate shifts or surging demand, despite being the world’s largest freshwater system.

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UM Research Reveals ‘Catch-Up’ Growth Signals

University of Michigan researchers have uncovered molecular signals that regulate catch-up growth — the growth spurt that occurs when normal conditions are restored after a fetus or child has been ill, under stress or deprived of enough food or oxygen to grow properly, which could lead to better understanding of why babies who undergo catch-up growth are at higher risk in later life for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and other health problems.


Snyder Announces New Advisers

Republican Gov.-elect Rick Snyder announced Friday that former Gov. William Milliken’s environmental adviser, William Rustem, will be director of strategy in his new administration.


Gov Candidate Talks GM, Clinton, Education On WWJ

Lansing Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero said Tuesday evening that General Motors plans to announce a new investment in its Delta Township-Lansing plant Wednesday afternoon. The announcement is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, however […]


Study: ADHD Is Genetic

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes than other children – the first evidence that the disorder is genetic, a new study says.


Detroit, State Leaders To Discuss Fairgrounds Future

State officials are expected to meet with the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. to discuss conveying the Michigan State Fairgrounds to the city.


RTT, Bunkspeed Join Forces

RTT USA, the Royal Oak-based subsidiary of a German design software firm RTT AG, and Bunkspeed, a Carlsbad, Calif.-based design software firm with a sales office in Royal Oak, announced a collaboration to combine development efforts. […]