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And the band will play on

Seventeen members of the Michigan Marching Band spent their spring break in the Hurricane Katrina-devastated area where they concentrated their work on Saint Stanislaus, a Catholic high school for boys. Katrina may have delivered a serious blow to the area and the school, but U-M students delivered instruments, music stands and music so the academy can have a band program again this fall. More>


Peek at 'birth' of cell
may help fight eye disease

Scientists at the Kellogg Eye Center have gained new insight into the way an embryonic retina cell develops and commits itself to a specific role. The discovery provides a new vantage point for understanding how a healthy visual system develops, and also raises the possibility of redirecting the production of cell types to stave off eye disease. More>

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