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20 Percent of Americans Responsible for Almost Half of US Food-Related Greenhouse Gas Emissions

On any given day, 20 percent of Americans account for nearly half of U.S. diet-related greenhouse gas emissions, and high levels of beef consumption are largely responsible, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan and...
16-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lifelike, Full-Size Reconstruction of Extinct Human Relative Acquired for New U-M Natural History Museum


When the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History reopens in its new home about a year from now, visitors to the evolution gallery will come face to face with a life-size, hyperrealistic sculptural reconstruction of an extinct human relative...
14-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brain-Gut Communication in Worms Demonstrates How Organs Can Work Together to Regulate Lifespan

Our bodies are not just passively growing older
26-Feb-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

More doctors follow the money, more nurse practitioners follow the need

The rural physician shortage is well-established, and there's the notion that doctors don't necessarily establish their practices where need for health care is greatest––in poor and unhealthy communities
27-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Reforesting US Topsoils Store Massive Amounts of Carbon, with Potential for Much More


Forests across the United States—and especially forest soils—store massive amounts of carbon, offsetting about 10 percent of the country's annual greenhouse gas emissions and helping to mitigate climate change.
22-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Maximizing the Environmental Benefits of Autonomous Vehicles


The added weight, electricity demand and aerodynamic drag of the sensors and computers used in autonomous vehicles are significant contributors to their lifetime energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study.
13-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Clues to Aging Found in Stem Cells' Genomes

Little hints of immortality are lurking in the stem cells of fruit flies
13-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Reductions in Individual Plant Growth Sometimes Boost Community Resilience

In sports, sometimes a player has to take one for the team. The same appears to be true in the plant world, where reduced individual growth can benefit the broader community.
8-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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