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Four of the Fukushima plant's six reactors are shown in this satellite photo from Geoeye via Google Earth. The reactors are numbered one through four from right to left. (Credit: CNET)

Fukushima Lesson: More Research Into Nuclear Fuel Behavior In Extreme Conditions, UM Says

A year after the crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, scientists and engineers remain largely in the dark when it comes to fundamental knowledge about how nuclear fuels behave under extreme conditions, according to a University of Michigan nuclear waste expert and his colleagues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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U-M Study Finds Kids In Low-Income Families Drink Too Much Juice

Too much of a good thing? A new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital shows that kids in low-income families drink more juice than recommended.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

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Study: Brain Makes Call On Which Ear Is Used For Cell Phone

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance (left or right hemisphere) and the ear used to listen to a cell phone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

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CIMdata Publishes Industrial Machinery Research

CIMdata, the leading global Product Lifecycle Management management consulting and research firm, announced a new research paper focused on the global industrial machinery market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

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Study: Spanking May Mentally Harm Your Child

New research on spanking indicates it might be dangerous for your child’s brain, slowing cognitive development and increasing the risk of mental health disorders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

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Report: Mich. Tops Nation For Research & Development Projects

When it comes to research and development, look no further than Michigan. As WWJ’s Rob Sanford reports, the state is a hotbed for “R and D” projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2012

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U-M Offers $100K Medical Research Prize

The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan has established a new prize designed to quickly move lab discoveries into the patient treatment phase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011

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Detroit Researcher Takes Lead Role In Melanoma Study

The Detroit’s Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Dr. Patricia LoRusso is co-leading a team that’s studying ways to personalize treatment for melanoma

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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WSU: Soybean Chemicals Boost Cancer Radiotherapy, Preserve Normal Tissue

A Wayne State University researcher has shown that compounds found in soybeans can make radiation treatment of lung cancer tumors more effective while helping to preserve normal tissue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Researchers Watch A Memory Bit Switch In Real Time

For the first time, engineering researchers have been able to watch in real time the nanoscale process of a ferroelectric memory bit switching between the 0 and 1 states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

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