University of Michigan research
African-Americans and Hispanics with major depressive disorder are less likely to get antidepressants than Caucasian patients, and Medicare and Medicaid patients are less likely to get the newest generation of antidepressants.
For the second straight year, the University of Michigan ranks first in research and development spending among the nation’s public universities and colleges, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. National Science Foundation.
A new policy in Michigan that encourages local governments to collaborate and combine operations appears to be working, but it also carries a risk of producing unintended consequences, a new survey by the University of Michigan reports.
Although women continue to lag behind men in pay, the gender wage gap has narrowed considerably since the 1960s. Now a new University of Michigan study is the first to quantify the impact of the pill on women’s labor market advances.
Within the “envelopes” of commercial and residential buildings rests the promise of major, new energy efficiencies in the built-environment, according to University of Michigan researchers.
Teachers and parents matter more than peers in keeping adolescents engaged in school, according to a new study that counters the widespread belief that peers matter most in the lives of adolescents.
What does a solar storm sound like? Take a listen in this video at http://youtu.be/S-saaAyaW0c. It’s a “sonification” of measurements from two spacecraft during the most recent stormThe eerie sounds came from Robert Alexander, a UM design science doctoral student
Neuroimaging for stroke patients may be unnecessarily costly and redundant, contributing to rising costs nationwide for stroke care, according to University of Michigan research.
That cougar in the bar wearing Eau De Available cologne is just following a strategy that works all the way down the food chain to the humble fruit fly. And that “old man smell” is a turn-off among the bugs, too.
Though paper wasps have brains less than a millionth the size of humans’, they have evolved specialized face-learning abilities analogous to the system used by humans, according to a University of Michigan evolutionary biologist and one of her graduate students.