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U-M survey finds sharp increase in energy efficiency steps among Michigan local governments

Half of Michigan’s local governments have taken steps to improve energy efficiency in their facilities—more than double the 22% who reported...

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to...

LX graduate certificate prepares students to create educational experiences with learners in mind

A new collaboration at the University of Michigan seeks to address a demand for people who can create learning experiences that...

What will the next decade bring in science?

In the last 10 years, we saw discoveries scientists had only dreamed of—from the precise genetic engineering allowed by a little molecule...

Yes wee can: study gives green light to use urine as crop fertiliser

Urine can be used as a fertiliser without fear it will fuel the spread of antibiotic resistance, researchers have revealed – although...

Growing Purdue online engineering degree programs move up in national rankings

Purdue University's College of Engineering online graduate engineering programs were ranked third, up two spots, in U.S. News & World Report's latest...

OPINION

Would modifying payment of the earned income tax credit help struggling families?

What were the focal points of your study? Our group – which included faculty members Flavia Cristina Andrade, Andrew Greenlee and Ruby Mendenhall and...

NPR: Architect Of CIA’s Torture Program Says It Went Too Far

One of the architects of the CIA's torture program for the accused Sept. 11 terrorists testified Wednesday in a Guantánamo Bay courtroom...

Border walls could have unintended consequences on trade, study finds

Three decades ago, the world was home to fewer than a dozen border walls. Now, their numbers have swelled to more than...

CULTURE

NPR: How To Start Therapy

Feeling anxious? Overwhelmed? Unhappy? Not sure what you're feeling at all? These might be signs that your "check engine" light is on...

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, JANUARY 2020

VOLUME 12, NUMBER 139, JANUARY 2020

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

Before the development of finance technology, there was just one traditional online payment method, which was typing all the information on the...

NEWS

NPR: Supreme Court Could Be Headed To A Major Unraveling Of Public School Funding

In a case with potentially profound implications, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready to invalidate a provision of the Montana...

VOA: Calls Increase in US to End Legacy College Admissions

Many top private U.S. universities have what’s called legacy admissions, meaning applicants whose parents or family members went to that school get...

VOA: Virus-Related Tourism Ban Could Hurt North Korea’s Economy

North Korea has temporarily banned foreign tourists in response to the outbreak of a dangerous new virus in neighboring China. Depending on...

NPR: Democrats Finish 2nd Day Of Opening Arguments In Trump Impeachment Trial

House Democrats finished their second day of oral arguments on Thursday, contending that that President Trump's attempt to pressure Ukraine into investigations...

TRAVEL

Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea in architecture is often to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes. This can...

WORK LIFE

More than three in five Americans are lonely, with more and more people reporting feeling like they are left out, poorly understood...

LATEST ARTICLES

Would modifying payment of the earned income tax credit help struggling families?

What were the focal points of your study? Our group – which included faculty members Flavia Cristina Andrade, Andrew Greenlee and Ruby Mendenhall and...

NPR: How To Start Therapy

Feeling anxious? Overwhelmed? Unhappy? Not sure what you're feeling at all? These might be signs that your "check engine" light is on...

CNN: 8 houses built in impossible places

Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea in architecture is often to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes. This can...

NPR: ‘Nora From Queens’ Is, And Is Not, Awkwafina

The new Comedy Central series officially called Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens uses the shorter title Nora From Queens in its own animated graphics. This isn't...

NPR: Architect Of CIA’s Torture Program Says It Went Too Far

One of the architects of the CIA's torture program for the accused Sept. 11 terrorists testified Wednesday in a Guantánamo Bay courtroom...

NPR: Most Americans Are Lonely, And Our Workplace Culture May Not Be Helping

More than three in five Americans are lonely, with more and more people reporting feeling like they are left out, poorly understood...

New understanding of condensation could lead to better power plant condenser, de-icing materials

For decades, it’s been understood that water repellency is needed for surfaces to shed condensation buildup – like the droplets of water...

U-M survey finds sharp increase in energy efficiency steps among Michigan local governments

Half of Michigan’s local governments have taken steps to improve energy efficiency in their facilities—more than double the 22% who reported...

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to...