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Male Couples Report as Much Domestic Violence as Straight Couples

Nearly half of all men in a new study about intimate partner violence in male couples report being victims of abuse.
10-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Pose a Previously Unrecognized Threat to Monarch Butterflies

A new study conducted at the University of Michigan reveals a previously unrecognized threat to monarch butterflies: Mounting levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reduce the medicinal properties of milkweed plants that protect the iconic insects...
5-Jul-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Chesapeake Bay: Larger-Than-Average Summer 'Dead Zone' Forecast for 2018 After Wet Spring

Ecologists from the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are forecasting a larger-than-average Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2018, due to increased rainfall in the watershed this spring.
18-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Large Outdoor Study Shows Biodiversity Improves Stability of Algal Biofuel Systems

A diverse mix of species improves the stability and fuel-oil yield of algal biofuel systems, as well as their resistance to invasion by outsiders, according to the findings of a federally funded outdoor study by University of Michigan researchers.
12-Jun-2018 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Throw like a girl? No, he or she just hasn't been taught

"You throw like a girl" is a sexist taunt that can instantly sour a kid on athletics and other healthy activities. But many children—mainly girls—simply aren't taught or don't learn the basic motor skills like throwing, running, jumping or...
5-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Receptor Proteins That Respond to Nicotine May Help Fat Cells Burn Energy

The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute shows.
16-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Hope for Women with Fistula Injuries

The health care systems in the United States and other industrialized countries have outgrown many of the childbirth-related injuries that are still very problematic in poor countries.
21-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M Professor, Graduate Work Together to Empower Sudanese Women

South Sudanese women have among the highest fertility rates and maternal death rates in the world, yet cultural norms still frown upon contraceptives—even to make pregnancy and birth safer for women.
9-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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