Search

1 to 10 of 33
Sort by

Library Entry
Past is Prologue: Genetic ‘Memory’ of Ancestral Environments Helps Organisms Readapt

U-M Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Jianzhi Zhang finds that organisms carry long-term “memories” of their ancestral homelands that help them adapt to environmental change. May 22, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability ...


Library Entry
‘Sensory Danger Zones’: How Sensory Pollution Impacts Animal Survival

Environment and Sustainability Assistant Professor Neil Carter and colleagues study how "masking, distraction, and misleading" occur in animals due to sensory pollution from human activities, leading to increased mortality rates. March 19, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other ...


Library Entry
Super-urinators Among the Mangroves: Excretory Gifts from Estuary’s Busiest Fish Promote Ecosystem Health

U-M Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Assistant Professor & Marine Biologist Jacob Allgeier discusses his work regarding tropical fish and the surplus of nitrogen from their excretory contributions, ultimately helping plant and food growth. February 26, 2020. #5...


Library Entry
First Genetic Evidence of Resistance in Some Bats to White-Nose Syndrome, a Devastating Fungal Disease

U-M Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology researchers discover that brown bats that are a little fatter or sleep a little deeper are less susceptible to white-nose syndrome. February 20, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science ...


Library Entry
U-M Team Targets Muscular Dystrophy in Mice

U-M researchers lead a team that discovers using drug compounds to target specific molecules within muscle cells can ameliorate Duchenne muscular dystrophy in mice. February 7, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #HealthandWellness ...


Library Entry
‘Aged’ urine won’t transfer antibiotic resistance when converted to fertilizer

U-M researchers have found a new, environmentally-friendly fertilizer. January 22, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringCenters-Other #Science #Biology #EnvironmentandSustainability #Agriculture ​​​​​​​​


Library Entry
A Simple Twist of Cell Fate

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Rajesh C. Rao, M.D. et. al. have been researching how two omnipresent proteins can influence the fate of stem cells during development, and what implications this has for research and health. January 13, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article ...


Library Entry
U-M scientists teach biodiversity using preserved specimens dating back 100 years

U-M scientists and researchers have developed a hands on teaching module for beginning biology students throughout the U.S. December 23, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Biology #Biodiversity ​​​​​​​


Library Entry
Simulation of How E. coli-killer Operates is a Roadmap for Targeted Treatments

U-M Mechanical Engineering experts Ameneh Maghsoodi and Noel Perkins discuss how the T4 bacteriophage can infect and kill a bacterial cell; this is important work for preventing more infections in the future. November 27, 2019. #5mins #Engineering #web-article ...


Library Entry
Study Unveils the Intricate Way Two Proteins Interact to Promote Cell Movement, Metastasis

U-M Life Science Institute researchers publish findings about cell migration under normal health conditions and in types of cancer. The researchers specifically probed a protein called P-Rex1, and sheds light on its cell movement. October 16, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other ...