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August 15, 2014
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Should professors engage in public and political debate?

ANN ARBOR — Andrew Hoffman, a University of Michigan professor who teaches and researches business sustainability at the U-M Stephen M. Ross School of Business, frequently wades into the controversial debate over climate change. Knowing how and when to do … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
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Scientists unravel the genetic secrets of nature’s master of mimicry

Scientists investigating how one of the greatest shape shifters in the natural world is able to trick predators to avoid being eaten have identified the gene behind the fascinating feat. The African Swallowtail butterfly, also known as the ‘Mocker Swallowtail’ … Continue reading

July 5, 2014
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Vielfalt bewegt die Stadt

Städte und Orte sind im ständigen Wandel und werden zu Zentren für unterschiedliche Traditionen, Kulturen und Erfahrungen. Welchen Beitrag Migration für Urbanität und Bildung leistet, untersucht Professor Erol Yildiz am Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft an der Universität Innsbruck. Das Wort „Migration“ … Continue reading

May 11, 2014
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No Ocean-Borne Radiation from Fukushima Detected on West Coast Shoreline, According to Analysis of 1st Samples from ‘Kelp Watch 2014’

LONG BEACH, Calif.—Scientists working together on Kelp Watch 2014 announced today that the West Coast shoreline shows no signs of ocean-borne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, following their analysis of the first collection of kelp samples along … Continue reading

January 17, 2014
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Vorgestellt: Europa verstehen

Andreas Maurer, neuberufener Professor für Europäische Integration am Institut für Politikwissenschaft, plädiert für eine intensivere Auseinandersetzung mit der EU und ihren Funktionsweisen. Einen Beitrag zu einem besseren Verständnis des komplexen Systems der Europäischen Union zu leisten, ist dem Europaforscher ein … Continue reading

September 7, 2013
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For many who work in his lab, Robert Crabtree is the quintessential mentor

Periodically, Yale chemistry professor Robert Crabtree strolls through his laboratory, sometimes whistling, and pauses to ask the students who work with him: “Everybody happy?” According to Ulrich Hintermair, who conducted research in his lab as a postdoctoral fellow for the … Continue reading

June 26, 2013
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‘Love and Romance’, the way I feel it: Hossam (23)

Q. What is love? How would you define it? Hossam: I would say ‘love’ is something that has to be from inside from your heart. It doesn’t come out very quickly. People who are falling in love has to get … Continue reading

January 26, 2013
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UCLA Professor Leads Effort to Protect Africa’s Rainforests from Ravages of Climate Change

UCLA professor Thomas B. Smith will head an international research project investigating the effects of climate change on biodiversity in Central Africa’s rainforests, under a $4.95 million grant from the National Science Foundation. UCLA will receive $3 million through the … Continue reading