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The key number is 7!

Stocks are flirting with all-time highs as we approach the mid-way point of spring earnings season. Apple (AAPL) got things going today as they reported better than expected numbers while also adding to their buyback amount and splitting their stock 7 for 1. 64 more words

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Talking the Talk

by Emily McGrew

As scientists, we often get caught up in the day-to-day concerns about experimental controls and reading the next chapter for class, so we don’t take time to think about our context in the wider fields of biology, science and the world. 560 more words

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Highlights from the Symposium Talks

by Leah Everitt, Elisabeth Sorrows, and Emily McGrew

Our favorite talks from the University of Michigan’s Early Career Scientist Symposium on March 29:

Leah: Cool Cow Genes… 591 more words

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What do we leave behind ?

A friend of mine sent me a poem by Michael Josephson that I will share with you.  As I was reading it, taking a break from my endless hours of working at the computer, it made me stop and think.   376 more words


Ekstra News ain der East Side! (1908)

© AP Photo/New York City Municipal Archives, Department of Bridges/Plants & Structures, Eugene de Salignac. Spotted at Distractify.

I love this photo, titled “Workers dig along Delancey Street, 1908.” It was taken a year before my father was born, and reflects a New York of which I only experienced whispers as I was growing up there in the 50s and 60s. 87 more words


Running Low - Science for The People

This week, Science for The People looks across the Periodic Table and assesses the scarcity of modern society’s essential elements. They’re joined by Dr. Thomas Graedel… 75 more words

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Touring the Museum at UMich

by Katherine and Elisabeth Sorrows

Looking around the museum

Each of us found a different section that we really enjoyed. We looked at the Smilodon and the Mastodon. 479 more words

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