faculty of sciencce News Archive
Squirrel sperm and feet tell a different climate change story
November 28, 2022 —
Two UM studies found that climate change is altering ground squirrels’ sperm and feet, and this warns of big consequences potentially coming to endangered ecosystems.
The Kwan Family Bursary – Continuing a Legacy of Giving
November 4, 2022 —
UM alum continues legacy of hard work and value of education through scholarship named for their parents.
Not all wildlife recovered in lockdowns, new research finds
September 22, 2022 —
British birds reacted differently to COVID-19 lockdowns than did their North American counterparts, new study reports
Global Urban Evolution Project (GLUE) – cities drive evolution
March 17, 2022 —
Cities are a powerful force driving the evolution of life across the globe
Three new Canada Research Chairs
January 12, 2022 —
Chairs in nutrition, health economics and extreme astrophysics
Faculty of Science
Physicists suggest Neutron stars should be bigger than they are
April 30, 2021 —
UM physicists Drs. Juliette Mammei and Micheal Gerricke are part of an international research experiment that has made the most precise measurement yet of the neutron distribution in a heavy nucleus, with implications for the structure of neutron stars. Their paper, Accurate Determination of the Neutron Skin Thickness of 208Pb through Parity-Violation in Electron Scattering has just been published in the Physical Review Letters.