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Not being able to stay off electronics -- including social media and cell phones -- was the number 1 reason parents cited for their teen's sleep disturbance. CREDIT C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health at the University of Michigan

Half of the sleep deprived teenager’s parents blame electronics

In societies the world over, teenagers are blamed for staying up late, then struggling to wake up in the morning. While it’s true that...
Scientists explored the association between curiosity and academic achievement

Scientists explored the association between curiosity and academic achievement

There are some factors that lead children to have better school performance. Family income, access to early childhood programs and home environment rank are on the...
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Diagnosing neuropathy symptoms in cancer patients not exact science

Most of the cancer survivors in the U.S. who went chemotherapy tend to develop some degree of the chemotherapy-induced nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy. Unfortunately,...
A University of Michigan and Tulane University study showed that the 20 percent of U.S. diets with the highest carbon footprint accounted for 46 percent of total diet-related greenhouse gas emissions. Image credit: Martin Heller

20% Americans are responsible for almost half of US food-related greenhouse gas emissions

A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan and Tulane University suggests that On any given day, 20 percent of Americans account...
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Social, public health services crucial in fight against HIV/AIDS, study

A new study by the University of Michigan suggests that patients in danger for HIV should be connected to administrations, for example, emotional wellness...
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New survey says, jobs, wages, higher after-tax pay keeps consumer confidence high

According to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, consumer sentiment has remained at very favorable levels for more than a year. In the...
Brain-Gut Communications in C. Elegans

Brain-gut communication in worms shows how organ can work together to control lifespan

Cells and tissues constantly utilize data from our surroundings—and from each other—to effectively organize the aging procedure. Another investigation from the University of Michigan...
Illustration of an mp3 player on repeat. Illustration credit: Kaitlyn Beukema

People find comfort listening to the same songs over and over

In a new study at the University of Michigan, researchers have discovered that people enjoy replaying favorite song hundreds of times even after the novelty...
A specially equipped Lincoln MKZ, based at Mcity, is an open-source connected and automated research vehicle available to U-M faculty and students, startups and others to help accelerate innovation

Increasing the environmental benefits of autonomous vehicles

According to a recent investigation by the University of Michigan, the added weight, electricity requisition and aerodynamic drag of the sensors and computers utilized...