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Psychologist Robert Zajonc dies at 85

Social psychologist Robert Zajonc, who conducted groundbreaking research on the complexities of social life, died after a five-year battle with pancreatic cancer Dec. 3 in Palo Alto, Calif. He was 85. More >



Scientists probe limits of 'cancer stem-cell model'

One of the most promising new ideas about the causes of cancer, known as the cancer stem-cell model, must be reassessed because it is based largely on evidence from a laboratory test that is surprisingly flawed when applied to some cancers, researchers say. More >



Wellness assessments to be offered in 2009

Registration begins tomorrow in some areas of the University for the latest MHealthy program designed to create a culture of health and wellness at U-M. Active faculty and staff on all three campuses are encouraged to take part in an MHealthy Wellness Assessment — a free, confidential evaluation offering participants the opportunity to get an accurate picture of their personal health and a individualized plan for improvement. More >


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