ANN ARBOR, Mich. – As scientists catalog the trillions of bacteria found in every nook and cranny of the human body, a new look by the University of Michigan shows wide variation in the types of bacteria found in healthy people. Based on their findings in today's Nature, there is no single healthy microbiome. Show More Summary
ANN ARBOR—A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view. The study analyzed...Show More Summary
The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) Receives Healthy Workplace Award
There are conflicting reports as to whether sophomore Michigan Wolverines forward Glenn Robinson III will forgo his final two seasons in Ann Arbor and enter the 2014 NBA draft. Jake Fischer of the Boston Globe reported the news on Monday,...Show More Summary
And now, the news from Lake Erie. Yes, both these stories appeared on the front page on the same day, Friday, April 11.
Jennifer Conlin writes about independent student publication The Michigan Daily, which beat local daily The Ann Arbor News on a major story. Since the News underwent several repositionings in the local market, the Daily has been “the only Monday-through-Friday print … Read more
ANN ARBOR—The sponginess of the environment where human embryonic stem cells are growing affects the type of specialized cells they eventually become, a University of Michigan study shows. The researchers coaxed human embryonic stemShow More Summary
ANN ARBOR—A different kind of jet-lag mobile app released today by University of Michigan mathematicians reveals previously unknown shortcuts that can help travelers snap their internal clocks to new time zones as efficiently as possible. read more
Following back-to-back trips to the Elite Eight, the Michigan basketball program now has to wait and see which of its top three players will return for another season in Ann Arbor. Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas and Mitch McGary could...Show More Summary
By Tom Gantert | Michigan Capitol Confidential Last week, President Barack Obama visited Zingerman’s Deli in Ann Arbor in a self-professed politically motivated press stop. The president is pushing to raise the national minimum wage. Zingerman’s co-owner, Paul Saginaw, went to Washington, D.C., in January to lobby for an increased minimum wage. So what was...
Last week our president chose the setting of Ann Arbor, Michigan and a youthful audience at the University of Michigan to defend his argument for increasing the minimum wage from the current $7.25 per hour to $10.10 by 2016. In an obviously staged, pre-speech lunch, the prez had a Reuben sandwich at Zingerman’s Deli. He […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — With the political divide over health care reform still strong going into this year's elections, a new analysis of state-level decisions shows signs of an emerging middle way toward reducing the ranks of the uninsured. The...Show More Summary
Brady Hoke knows that Michigan needs to improve across the board. During Saturday’s spring game at The Big House in Ann Arbor, the fourth-year Wolverines coach said as much during sideline interviews with the Big Ten Network’s Lisa Byington...Show More Summary
The president gave two speeches this week, one in the Rose Garden to talk about Obamacare and one in Ann Arbor, Mich., to push minimum wage increases. What did we learn? We learned that President Obama is most comfortable in campaign mode, and his campaigning has gotten downright ugly. His Rose Garden speech was a […]
A mystery pooper has been defecating on playground slides at an Ypsilanti park, MLIVE Ann Arbor reports. Ypsilanti’s Prospect Park goers have been dealing with this disgusting odd issue for the past five to six months! Ypsilanti police have seen so many reports that they have installed a hidden camera to catch the mystery playground
Brady Hoke is more than the head football coach at Michigan, he's also a D-line specialist. With that being said, the fourth-year man in Ann Arbor faces quite the workload in 2014. At this point, it's all about piecing together a firm...Show More Summary
As a Michigan Wolverine, putting all political views aside, I know I was excited to hear the President of the United States utter the words, go blue. It can be incredibly exhilarating to attend a speech by the President (current or former)...Show More Summary
ANN ARBOR—Someone's drilling an icicle into your temple, you're throwing up, and light and sound are unbearable. Yes, it's another migraine attack. But now in 140 characters on Twitter, you can share your agony with other sufferers. It indicates a trend toward the cathartic sharing of physical pain, as well as emotional pain on social media. read more
Video by Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Pressing his economic case in an election year, President Barack Obama came to Michigan on Wednesday to praise the state’s ongoing effort to raise the minimum wage — and to accuse Republicans...Show More Summary
He was at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Pushing again for a minimum federal wage of $10.10. President Obama. Saying no full-time family in the United States should be forced to raise their children in poverty.