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A squatter looking out of the balcony window into Regents Park, from a house in Cornwall Gardens, London.


Who are you? Squatters can actually help a neighborhood

[ 23 Aug 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR—Squatters who illegally occupy vacant homes or buildings are not always contributing to apathy or social disorder, say University of Michigan researchers. It can actually be a good situation for a neighborhood to have these individuals move into abandoned…

The baby boy biting brown beads on a bed


Experts call for interdisciplinary study of childhood exposure to environmental contaminants

[ 18 Aug 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR—The recent public health crisis in Flint, Mich., underscores a need for scientists to better understand the relationship between environmental contaminants and child development, say researchers at The University of Michigan and their collaborators. In a paper published in…