UM Researcher Gets EPA Grant To Predict Toxic Chemical Effects

Research by the University of Michigan School of Public Health that seeks to identify better methods to predict the toxic effects of certain chemicals on reproduction and behavior in mammals, fish and avian wildlife is one of eight projects to receive a share of $11 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2012

UM Child Violence Trauma Lab

UM Research: Preschool Children At Risk For Stress After Seeing Violence

Preschool children exposed to domestic violence and additional traumatic events are at increased risk for developing traumatic stress disorder, a new University of Michigan study shows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2012


Morley Doubles Its HQ Footprint, Offers Hundreds of New Jobs

Morley Cos. Inc. has acquired the AT&T office complex at 4075 Bay Road in Saginaw Township. The building, which was originally constructed as a Midwestern headquarters for information technology and customer contact services, will accommodate Morley’s growing pipeline of future projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012


Researchers Look To Lower Serious Risks To Newborns

A local study appearing in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine supports the use of whole-body hypothermia in full-term, oxygen-deprived newborns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012


MSU Researchers Develop Power New Tool To Fight Flu

An international research team from Michigan State University has developed a new protein that they say has the potential to combat deadly flu epidemics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012


Participants Sought For Major Cancer Prevention Study

Metro Detroiters are being offered an opportunity to help researchers to refine cancer prevention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

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University Of Windsor, Ford Partner In $1M Auto Research Project

The University of Windsor is getting more than $1 million to improve the production of lightweight auto parts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

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Can LSD Help You Stop Drinking?

A new study into treatment for alcoholism is rocking the rehab world

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012


Gale Launches DemographicsNow: Business & People

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced DemographicsNow: Business & People, an online business and residential reference tool that provides detailed demographic data on more than 23 million businesses and 206 million consumers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012

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U-M Researchers To Study Long-Term Health Outcomes Of Newborn Screenings

University of Michigan researchers will use computer modeling and patient surveys to study health and economic outcomes for screening of Krabbe disease, Pompe disease and phenylketonuria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2012