Articles by Michigan

  • DC Unveils First Muslim-American Superhero, Simon Baz, The New Green Lantern

    September 05 2012 9:29 AM EDT

    The latest Green Lantern to take the oath of the Green Lantern Corp. also happens to be the first Muslim-American superhero. The power of the Green Lantern comes from a ring forged with the power of will. When a member of the Green Lantern Corp. dies, the ring seeks out a worthy replacement.

  • Scent-sational Scientists Restore Smell To Mice

    September 04 2012 3:34 PM EDT

    Now there may be hope the the olfactorily challenged, thanks to scientists that have restored smelling function in mice that were previously genetically destined to have no sense of smell.

  • Scent-sational Scientists Restore Smell To Mice

    September 04 2012 3:27 PM EDT

    Now there may be hope the the olfactorily challenged, thanks to scientists that have restored smelling function in mice that were genetically destined to have no sense of smell.

  • Israel Cautioned Against Attacking Iran By Former U.S. Intelligence Chief

    September 04 2012 11:51 AM EDT

    Former U.S. intel chief Michael Hayden talks about the known-unknowns of an attack on Iran, questioning whether Israel had the ability to take unilateral action against Tehran.

  • Denard
    Michigan-Alabama: Watch Live Free Online, Prediction, Betting Odds and Preview for Saturday’s Football Game

    September 01 2012 4:25 PM EDT

    Michigan faces Alabama Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium.

  • Michigan State vs. Boise State: Watch FREE Live Stream Online, Betting Line, Preview, Prediction

    August 31 2012 4:57 PM EDT

    No. 24 Boise State visits No. 13 Michigan State in each team?s season opener. Here?s how to watch a free live stream online, as well as the betting line, preview and prediction for the college football contest.

  • 'The Deaths That Launched A Thousand Blogs'

    August 31 2012 4:04 PM EDT

    The 2007 suicides of Duncan and Blake posthumously captured the imaginations of countless people who had never heard of the couple but were haunted by images published in news stories and on the Web. Five years later, questions remain about the media coverage of their deaths,

  • Hyenas Pick Up Social Cues By Sniffing Bacteria-Laden Secretions

    August 31 2012 2:42 PM EDT

    A new study describes how distinct populations of bacteria thriving in the substance secreted by hyenas to mark their territory may be what allows them to recognize one another.

  • Pre-Opening Soy Complex Market Report 8/31

    August 31 2012 10:54 AM EDT

    November soybeans are trading 5 cents lower near 7:30 am cst. September soybean meal and oil are lower as well. Malaysian Palm Oil prices dropped overnight after traders expect palm stocks in Malaysia to rise near 2.3 million tonnes. There were no soybean or soybean meal deliveries overnight but 1,676 contracts of soybean oil were delivered. Chinese equity markets were lower again overnight off of bad earnings and fears towards the upcoming PMI report that is scheduled for release over the weeke...

  • Morning Gold Market Report 8/31

    August 31 2012 10:46 AM EDT

    December gold inched higher overnight and trade sentiment this week has clearly shifted toward the ebb and flow easing talk from the Bernanke speech today. The bar is set fairly high, so Bernanke will have to acknowledge the prospect of easing in the September FOMC meeting or physical commodities like gold could be disappointed.

  • Morning Silver Market Report 8/31

    August 31 2012 10:45 AM EDT

    Silver has forged a modest recovery effort to start today. While cheered by the prospect of a Bundesbank leadership change, physical and industrial commodities were probably undermined slightly by the latest round of dismal EU unemployment figures. At least in the short term, the silver market will be locked onto the Bernanke speech. Since December silver is off roughly $1.05 an ounce from this week's highs, the silver market might be able to rise sharply if Bernanke provides a sliver of easi...

  • Mitt Romney at RNC
    With Few Policy Ideas, Romney Falls Flat

    August 31 2012 9:46 AM EDT

    This was supposed to be Mitt Romney's moment. Instead, his speech sounded like one long repudiation of President Obama, with a few policy points thrown in.

  • USD Outlook Hinges On Bernanke, Euro To Falter Should ECB Disappoint

    August 31 2012 9:30 AM EDT

    The greenback is struggling to hold its ground on Friday, with the Dow Jones-FXCM U.S. Dollar Index (Ticker: USDOLLAR) slipping to a low of 9,989, but the reserve currency may regain its footing going into the holiday weekend should Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke talk down speculation for another round of quantitative easing. As the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium takes center stage, the fresh batch of central bank rhetoric should set the tone for September, and we may see Mr. Bernanke sound more upb...

  • Financial Markets Eased ahead of Bernanke's Speech

    August 31 2012 4:27 AM EDT

    Financial markets eased a tad despite more good news from the US data. Investors do not prefer to see improvement in economic dataflow recently as this might suggest delay in Fed's monetary easing actions. In the Eurozone, sentiment was weighed down as Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy said the country would delay seeking a bailout until conditions of any rescue package are confirmed. The conditions, according to French President Hollande, would be finalized at the October 19 European summit. Wall...

  • Majors Daily Forecast 31 August 2012

    August 31 2012 1:46 AM EDT

    EUR/USD Sell at 1.2520 SL 1.2552 TP 1.2443 USD/JPY Sell at 78.53 SL 78.85 TP 77.81 GBP/USD Sell at 1.5796 SL 1.5828 TP 1.5708 USD/CHF Buy at 0.9591 SL 0.9559 TP 0.9675 today so far +50, total yesterday +28 pips

  • Mitt Romney at RNC
    In Acceptance Speech, Romney Keeps Focus On Obama

    August 30 2012 11:25 PM EDT

    Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination for president on Thursday night with a speech proclaiming XXX

  • Undefeated welterweight boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. flexes his muscles on the scale during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
    Floyd Mayweather Bets $3 Million on Alabama-Michigan Game [Report]

    August 30 2012 11:58 AM EDT

    Floyd Mayweather has reportedly bet $3 million on the Alabam-Michigan matchup this Saturday. The boxer put his money on the Wolverines at +14.

  • US Cases Of West Nile Virus Set Record, Deaths Rise: CDC

    August 30 2012 10:37 AM EDT

    Through last week, 1,118 cases of West Nile virus and 41 deaths had been reported. The updated figures represent a 40 percent increase in the number of cases and a 61 percent spike in the number of deaths, but are short of the all-time record for a full year: 9,862 cases and 264 deaths in 2003.

  • Gas prices
    Driving For Labor Day? Expect To Pay About A Quarter More Per Gallon Than Last Year

    August 30 2012 9:04 AM EDT

    Hurricane Isaac's effect on gasoline prices is minimal, but national inventory is below average. And pre-storm worries caused prices to rise anyway.

  • Washington Redskins
    Washington Redskins vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Watch Live Stream Online, Prediction, Preview, Robert Griffin To Sit Against the Buccaneers

    August 29 2012 4:52 PM EDT

    The Washington Redskins welcome the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to FedEx Field Wednesday night.