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Doing without dark energy: Mathematicians propose alternative explanation for cosmic acceleration

Three mathematicians have a different explanation for the accelerating expansion of the universe that does without theories of "dark energy." …

Physics

Partisan Clash over Trump-Russia Probe Gets Messier

biography<p><b>Marcy Wheeler</b> is the author of Anatomy of Deceit , a short primer on the pre-war intelligence and the CIA Leak. She blogs under the name …

Liberal View

Storrs ranked as one of best college towns in nation

STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — According to a new survey, Storrs, Connecticut, is one of the best college towns in the country.Storrs ranks 11th out of more …

College & University

Michigan Adds Hower to Water Polo Staff - University of Michigan

<b>ANN ARBOR, Mich.</b> -- University of Michigan water polo head coach<p>Dr. Marcelo Leonardiannounced the addition of Josh Howerto his coaching staff as an …

College & University

Air Jordan 9 Boot PE Michigan Exclusive • KicksOnFire.com

The Air Jordan 9 has been tweaked for the winter season into a boot form and the University of Michigan has their very own Air Jordan 9 Boot PE. With …

Sneakers

Smacked kids ‘more likely to commit dating violence’

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) found that 68 per cent of adults surveyed who were smacked in childhood were more …

Forex - Dollar Remains at 2-1/2 Week Highs Vs. Other Majors

Investing.com - The dollar continued to trade at two-and-a-half week highs against other major currencies on Friday, as a disappointing U.S. consumer …

Economy

Genetic Mutations Cause 'Vicious Cycle' in Most Common Form of ALS

<i>Summary: Researchers reveal a repeat element in the DNA of C9orf72 gene becomes toxic when faced with starvation, toxins and viral infection.</i><p>Source: …

Neuroscience

University of Michigan student union to close for nearly 2 years

An $85.2 million renovation is expected to close down the Union for approximately 20 months.

Michigan

Being at Michigan Takes Prentice Back to Being a Kid - University of Michigan

<b>ANN ARBOR, Mich.</b> -- University of Michigan water polo freshman<p>Brittany Prenticeremembers hearing stories about being on campus from her grandfather, …

College & University

Bush, Hurst Named to Walter Camp All-America Second Team - University of Michigan

The University of Michigan football team has several strong candidates for 2017 All-America honors, led by defensive tackle<p>Maurice Hurstand …

College & University

Ancient Mammoth Bones Marked by Human Butchering Found in Michigan

In 2015, soybean farmer James Bristle made an astonishing discovery. On his farm just outside Chelsea, Michigan, he found an enormous rib bone. When …

Anthropology

Univ of Michigan Students Want 'Diversity Pay'

Univ of Michigan Students Want ‘Diversity Pay’<p>Every heard of paying people for “diversity”?<p><b>Yes you have. It occurs every day as the race pimps have</b> …

Education

University of Michigan Team Discovers More Mammoth Bones

Paleontologists conduct second excavation at Chelsea farm<p>A team of paleontologists from the University of Michigan conducted a second dig at a …

Detroit

How a University of Michigan grad repaid $61K student loan in 18 months

ANN ARBOR, MI - After Muneeb Ahmad graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in computer science engineering, he moved into his …

Students

Harassers Tend to Deflect Blame for Their Behavior, Study Suggests

The bizarre behavior that has delivered self-inflicted destruction to the careers of Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Harvey Weinstein, and other public …

Psychology

Screen Addiction | MiNDFOOD

Screen Addiction<p>With the long stretch of school holidays just around the corner, it may be time to be aware of the signs of screen addiction. A …

Emotions

Global Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Jobs Report and Trade, Brazil Rates Decision

The week ahead features U.S. data on trade, productivity, employment and consumer sentiment, while Brazil's central bank could cut its benchmark interest rate to an all-time low.<p>TUESDAY: The U.S. Commerce Department releases data on international trade for October. The trade deficit widened in …

Economy

One man's 'failure' is this college's success

(Our conversation was edited for length and context.)<p><b>What</b> <b>keeps</b> <b>you</b> <b>up</b> <b>at</b> <b>night</b> <b>as</b> <b>the</b> <b>leader</b> <b>of</b> <b>this</b> <b>institution?</b><p>I think for me there's two things. One is the …

Education

7-Year-Old Brutally Mauled By Family Rescue Dogs In Michigan

A 7-year-old girl from Michigan was reported to be in a critical condition after she was attacked by her family’s dogs in Highland Township in …

News (U.S.)

Dow, University of Michigan on driving sustainability education

Sustainability leaders of tomorrow must navigate complex systems and collaborate across disciplines to address some of the world’s most pressing …

Sustainable Business

More mammoth bones recovered by University of Michigan paleontologists in Chelsea-area

More mammoth bones were recovered by University of Michigan researchers this week at a farm near Chelsea, Michigan.<p>University of Michigan …

Paleontology

Electricity, eel-style: Soft power cells could run tomorrow's implantables

Inspired by the electric eel, a flexible, transparent electrical device could lead to body-friendly power sources for implanted health monitors and …

Clean Energy

New research finds cause of alloy weakness

Sometimes calculations don't match reality. That's the problem that has faced materials scientists for years when trying to determine the strength of …

Microscopy

Report tells how much University of Michigan students pay for rent

ANN ARBOR, MI - University of Michigan students living in off-campus housing are continue to pay higher monthly rent, a new real estate report found, …

Real Estate

Cinnamon Has a Surprising Health Benefit

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>If you love cinnamon, add an extra shake to your next meal: new research shows that the popular spice …

Weight Loss

Chicago Bears: is Jim Harbaugh a good fit at head coach?

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 25: Jim Harbaugh head coach of the Michigan Wolverines looks on in the first half against the Ohio State Buckeyes on …

College & University

University of Michigan Students Pass Israel Divestment Resolution, Signaling Momentum Among Larger Schools

A campaign that began more than a decade ago has resulted in students at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor passing a resolution calling for an …

Liberal View

Michigan student groups host cannabis forum

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Two student groups at the University of Michigan are hosting a forum to raise awareness regarding the burgeoning cannabis industry …

Cannabis Industry

Jordan Brand Taps PSNY for Michigan Football Collaboration

University of Michigan alum Dao-Yi Chow, who founded PSNY with creative partner Maxwell Osborne in 2007, has teamed up with Jordan Brand to pay …

College & University