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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


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


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


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

X-Ray of lung cancer.

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

Green and yellow fluorescence mark the processes and cell bodies of some C. elegans neurons. University of Michigan photo

Tiny Worms Change Direction Using Human-Like Neural Circuits

A University of Michigan biologist and his colleagues have found that the strategies used by the tiny C. elegans roundworm to control its motions are remarkably similar to those used by the human brain to command movement of eyes, arms and legs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011


UM Researchers Get Share Of $250M Dow Will Award To Universities

Four University of Michigan projects have received a share of the $250 million that Dow Chemical Co. will award to top universities over the next decade in an effort to help develop a 21st-century workforce and address 21st-century challenges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2011

University of Michigan photo

UM: Careless Disposal Of Antibiotics Can Create Superbugs

A wastewater treatment plant can provide the perfect mating ground for carelessly disposed of antibiotics to form superbugs that are eventually discharged into streams and lakes, says a University of Michigan researcher.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011