Tag Archives: Science

  1. ICONMA Offers New Comprehensive COVID-19 Medical Screening Solution

    The safety and comfortability of our workforce is a top priority of ICONMA as many companies resume operations in the physical workplace. As our clients continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19, we’re expanding our current solutions to offer an all-encompassing package for employees returning back to the office.

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  2. Oakland University urges Michiganders to ‘Spread Hope, Not COVID’

    At the request of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Oakland University is supporting a new statewide public education campaign called “Spread Hope, Not COVID.” The goal of the campaign is to unite all Michiganders to take three simple actions that will contain the spread of the virus at levels that will enable the state to fully reopen — and stay open. 

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  3. Oakland University professor awarded $550,178 grant by National Science Foundation

    Oakland University Professor Luis Villa-Diaz has been awarded a $550,178 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on stem cell biology and the potential use of stem cells in regenerative medicine.

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  4. OU grad part of team awarded $10,000 prize for sustainable design project

    Recent OU graduate Caroline Majewski is among the winners of Wege Prize 2020, an international design competition in which students devised sustainable solutions to global challenges such as poverty, hunger and waste.

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  5. Beaumont researchers develop COVID-19 test that can detect virus in saliva, blood or urine in 45 minutes

    A team led by Beaumont Health researchers, Laura Lamb, Ph.D. and Michael Chancellor, M.D at the Aikens Research Center at Beaumont Research Institute has developed a new test to detect COVID-19 via urine, blood, salvia or a mouth-swab sample in just 30-45 minutes.

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  6. Industrial and Systems Engineering among ‘recession-proof’ jobs for college graduates

    Industrial and Systems Engineering is one of eight jobs that are projected to be great ones to target in the current economic climate, according to a recent article by U.S. News & World Report.

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  7. OU campus a local hotspot for birds and birdwatchers

    Without the usual bustle of students, faculty and staff, Oakland University’s campus may seem unusually quiet these days. But for birding enthusiasts like Chandler Mancuso, the campus’s 1,400-plus acres are alive with the sights and sounds of nature.

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  8. Oakland University research team probes molecular basis for healthy vision

    If you’re reading this, thank your rods and cones – the millions of nerve cells that absorb light and allow you to see. These photoreceptors live in your retina, at the back of your eye, and they have a very distinct shape – without which healthy vision is impossible.

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  9. OU researchers establish grip strength cut points to assess diabetes risk

    What can a person’s grip strength reveal about their health?

    Research studies have linked low muscular strength to increased risk for type 2 diabetes, a chronic condition that impairs the body’s response to insulin, resulting in high blood sugar and paving the way for further health challenges.

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  10. Oakland University physics professor earns prestigious CAREER award from NSF

    A project that is part of a new scientific wave that could revolutionize the electronics industry has earned Dr. Wei Zhang, an assistant professor of physics at Oakland University, the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award.

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