August 2022
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Uncovering the untold stories of fossils
Researchers from around the world continue to explore the massive collections housed inside the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology in an effort to uncover Earth's untold stories dating back as far as 2.1 billion years ago. From ancient plant fossils to more recent mammoth and mastodon skeletons found in Michigan, the museum is home to about four million specimens.

Learn more about the museum
In Perspective: Returning to medicine’s roots could help fill drug discovery gaps

While humans evolved over a period of approximately 6 million years, breakthroughs in modern medicine as we know it today got going only in the 19th and 20th centuries. So how did humans successfully survive through millions of years of diseases and illnesses without modern drugs and treatments?

Read an article from U-M researcher Ashu Tripathi, whose scientific career has focused on discovering new drugs from chemical compounds found in nature.

U-M study: Local renewable energy employment can fully replace U.S. coal jobs nationwide
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