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August 6, 2019
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Listening to survivors of sexual assault

Wallenberg fellow to follow survivors in Ethiopia on their journey for justice ANN ARBOR — Carly Marten was in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, for a summer project last year when she decided to attend a feminist film … Continue reading

December 3, 2016
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UT Study Cracks Coldest Case: How the Most Famous Human Ancestor Died

AUSTIN, Texas — Lucy, the most famous fossil of a human ancestor, probably died after falling from a tree, according to a study appearing in Nature led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

March 14, 2014
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Warmer temperatures push malaria to higher elevations

ANN ARBOR — Researchers have debated for more than two decades the likely impacts, if any, of global warming on the worldwide incidence of malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that infects more than 300 million people each year. Now, University of … Continue reading

October 2, 2013
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Battling brain drain: Training doctors in Ethiopia

ANN ARBOR — Brain drain is so severe in Ethiopia that the nation’s health minister has complained there are more Ethiopian doctors in Chicago than in his own country. The good news is that the East African nation has one … Continue reading

February 8, 2013
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In Conversation with: Elizabeth Bradley, College Master with a Global Reach

Elizabeth Bradley started her career on the faculty at Yale in 1996 and currently serves in a variety of roles at the University, including professor of public health, faculty director for the Global Health Initiative and the Global Health Leadership … Continue reading

July 6, 2012
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Researchers Study How Cooperation Can Trump Competition in Monkeys

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Being the top dog—or in this case, the top gelada monkey—is even better if the alpha male is willing to concede at times to subordinates, a new study indicated. Alpha male geladas who allowed subordinate competitors into … Continue reading

June 22, 2012
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Combating Global Problems at BIARI

Some 140 participants and 30 visiting faculty from more than 45 countries arrived at Brown to take part in the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI). The two-week program began June 11, 2012. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Some 140 … Continue reading

March 30, 2012
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Burtele Foot Indicates Lucy Not Alone

*Discovery of partial foot skeleton could mean hominin species lived side by side* A new fossil discovery from Eastern Africa called the Burtele foot indicates Australopithecus afarensis, an early relative of modern humans, may not have been the only hominin … Continue reading