Research

The study found a moderate positive correlation between Twitter activity in an area and the level of damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Kimberly Brink, graduate student in developmental psychology, presents the robot Nao she has worked with for research at the Living Lab Symposium at East Hall on Saturday.

First established at the Boston Museum of Science in 2004 by museum professionals and child development researchers, the Living Lab studies behavioral and cognitive development in children.

A recent recreation of a University study has showed that court systems in Michigan are now providing more accurate information to minors regarding Michigan’s reproductive health laws for young women seeking to have an abortion without parental consent, according to a study by

A team led by Maria Castro and Pedro Lowenstein, professors of neurosurgery and cell and developmental biology, has created a mouse model which harbors all the genetic alterations found in pediatric brain tumors.

The Father and Sons Project, a Flint-based organization that works with male African-American youth living apart from their fathers, will expand their preventative project to the Chicago area through a $3 million grant awarded to the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.

The University of Michigan launched the pilot of TechLab at Mcity, a program for transportation startups to partner with researchers at the automated vehicle testing site, Thursday.

A timeline of University stem cell research

With the aim of treating conditions such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s and some types of cancers, the University of Michigan’s stem cell research program has advanced exponentially over the past eight years, making it a state leader in the area.

NASA recently funded a University of Michigan design for spacecraft thrusters as part of its Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP). The NextSTEP program encompasses various projects, all aimed at bringing humans closer to manned missions to Mars.

Facts on concussions

“The helmets that we’re using weren’t designed to protect the brain; they were designed to prevent skull fracture,” Arruda said.

Rob Stephenson, PhD. discusses available online sources for topics surrounding HIV at the Michigan League on Wednesday.

The session, “HIV & Me,” was part of this week’s Sexpertise series and aimed to help students utilize campus resources and how to get involved in advocacy groups.