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January 26, 2015
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Seven steps to selling your idea to the boss

ANN ARBOR — Middle managers often know best when certain practices or products are ripe for change in an organization, but can struggle selling their ideas up the chain of command. Sue Ashford, professor of management and organizations at the … Continue reading

July 25, 2014
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Architecture of signaling proteins enhances knowledge of key receptors

ANN ARBOR — A team of scientists from the University of Michigan, Duke Medicine and Stanford University has determined the underlying architecture of a cellular signaling complex involved in the body’s response to stimuli such as light and pain. This … Continue reading

April 26, 2014
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UA Researcher and Colleagues Discover the Birthplace of the Chili Pepper

Researchers have found that central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper, which is now the world’s most widely grown spice crop. In the Southwest, the chili pepper is practically a dietary staple. It gives salsa a spicy crunch, … Continue reading

December 28, 2013
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Angelina Jolie Effect: Breast Cancer Awareness vs. Knowledge

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Angelina Jolie heightened awareness about breast cancer when she announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. But a new study led by researchers in the University of Maryland … Continue reading

September 8, 2013
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Experts Team Up on Tsunami Resilience in California

While scientists can’t predict when a great earthquake producing a pan-Pacific tsunami will occur, thanks to new tools being developed by federal and state officials, scientists can now offer more accurate insight into the likely impacts when tsunamis occur. This … Continue reading

July 20, 2013
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Berkeley Lab Confirms Thirdhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

A study led by researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found for the first time that thirdhand smoke—the noxious residue that clings to virtually all surfaces long after the secondhand smoke from a cigarette has cleared out—causes significant genetic … Continue reading

June 11, 2013
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UCLA life scientists present new insights on climate change and species interactions

UCLA life scientists provide important new details on how climate change will affect interactions between species in research published online May 21 in the Journal of Animal Ecology. This knowledge, they say, is critical to making accurate predictions and informing policymakers of … Continue reading

June 3, 2013
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Sowing a more sustainable future

One of the keys to better nutrition and health for the people of Rwanda fits in the palm of a hand: legumes. But despite their nutritional punch, legumes—including common beans, cowpeas, and lima beans—are highly susceptible to drought and disease. … Continue reading