'Global warming' vs. 'climate change': terminology matters

Do you believe in global warming? How about climate change? A new study has shown that words matter, with more Americans saying they believe in the phenomenon when it's referred to as climate change.

Team says it can make matter and antimatter out of nothing

In the beginning was the equation - and University of Michigan researchers say they've demonstrated mathematically that it's possible to make something out of nothing.

University of Michigan grows stem cells despite federal ban

You can keep medical innovation down on a federal level, but you can’t keep the Wolverines down at the state level. Yes, the mighty mustelid doctors have created Michigan’s first human stem cell line.

Team develops super-hi-def displays

A new, ultra-high definition color display technology has been developed, allowing a University of Michigan team to create an image of their logo measuring just nine microns high.

Ford evaluates in-car cloud computing apps

Students at the University of Michigan, with the help of Ford, have created a series of applications designed to be used in a car.

Tiny generators draw power from thin air

Tiny generators developed at the University of Michigan could produce enough electricity to run a wristwatch or wireless sensor - just from the ambient vibrations in the air.

Vehicle-to-grid integration uses cars as batteries

An engineer at the University of Michigan thinks our cars just have it too easy. Instead of sitting idle for hours in parking lots, they should be earning their keep by helping store power for the electricity grid.