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Pattern of Mammal Dwarfing During Ancient Global Warming Events Revealed

More than 50 million years ago, when Earth experienced a series of extreme global warming events, early mammals responded by shrinking in size.

Congratulations to the 2017 Student Award Winners!

The Annual John & Ruth Dorr Memorial Awards Dinner was held at the Ruthven Museums Building on March 8, 2017.

University of Michigan Researchers use Drones to Map Landslides from New Zealand Earthquake

A team of geologists and engineers led by U-M is mapping surface ruptures and some of the tens of thousands of landslides triggered by the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island on Nov. 13. In this video, team leader Marin Clark, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, and team member Dimitrios Zekkos, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, discuss the techniques the team is using.

"Bristle Mammoth" Exhibit Highlights First Year's Findings

   

  

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