'Fertilizing' Bone Marrow Helps Explain Why Some Cancer Spreads To BonesResearchers found that administering a common chemotherapy drug before bone tumors took root actually fertilized the bone marrow, enabling cancer cells, once introduced, to seed and grow more easily.
UM Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line Placed On National RegistryThe University of Michigan's first human embryonic stem cell line will be placed on the U.S. National Institutes of Health's registry, making the cells available for federally funded research.
Countdown: America's No. 1 Solar Car Ready To Race The WorldWith a cutting-edge solar car, an advanced strategy and an intrepid 16-student race crew, the University of Michigan's national champion solar car team is ready for the upcoming World Solar Challenge.
UM Survey Finds Drug Abuse, Obesity Top Health Concern For KidsAdults rate drug abuse and childhood obesity as the top health concerns for kids in their communities, according to the fifth annual survey of the top 10 health concerns for kids conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.