ROCKFORD — Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) announced today that it, along with Blum Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Collective Brands, Inc. As part of the transaction, Wolverine will acquire Collective Brands’ Performance + Lifestyle Group (PLG), which consists of the Sperry Top-Sider, Saucony, Stride Rite and Keds […]
AUBURN HILLS — The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart will soon begin to arrive at Dodge dealers across the country and the Dodge brand is announcing its compact car entry to all by placing the Dart’s image on the front of Chrysler Group LLC’s World Headquarters’ Building. The building wrap features the 2013 Dodge Dart with […]
DEARBORN — U.S. sales of some of Ford Motor Co.’s (NYSE: F) most fuel-efficient vehicles grew again in April, with the Ford Fusion and Edge setting all-time April records, Explorer reporting its best April sales since 2005 and F-Series sales reaching its best April sales since 2007. “Strong demand for fuel-efficient vehicles continues,” said Ken […]
NOVI — Marlee’s by Tapper’s opened its first retail store on Tuesday at Twelve Oaks Mall. Marlee’s is a new concept in jewelry and accessories, with a focus on creating an innovative shopping experience designed to enhance and celebrate a woman’s style. In-store stylists and look books will assist customers in enhancing the canvas that […]
Most Successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos Cancer Institute’s History.
New chamber continues statewide expansion effort by Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce.
For the third year running, Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, in partnership with DBusiness magazine and News/Talk 760 WJR, selected five executives in metro Detroit who have driven their respective businesses and organizations to new heights. A SPECIAL EVENT was held to honor the five Champions at the Quicken Loans J.A. Finance Park on May […]
DETROIT — Charles Becker has been elected as board chair of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Tim Monahan has been elected as board chair of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center, effective Tuesday. Additionally, Alan S. Schwartz, who has served for the past four years as chair of the KCI board, will become […]
AUBURN HILLS —Whether attending the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, watching the event on TV or following it via print or digital and social media, Thoroughbred race fans will be totally immersed in the Ram Truck brand experience as Ram launches its 2012 sponsorship with Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. […]
JACKSON — Great Lakes Caring Chief Executive Officer William Deary announced the company will be adding more than 300 home health and hospice care positions this year — 225 in Michigan, and 100 in Indiana and Ohio. Hiring for clinical and administrative positions began in January for two new home health offices in Macomb and […]
Larger building to expand health care services in southwest Detroit.
TROY — Dickinson Wright PLLC added attorneys Ari M. Charlip and Amy Sabbota Gottlieb to the firm’s Troy office. Charlip will practice in the areas of bank and real estate litigation and commercial and business litigation. He has broad experience in dealing with financial and real estate matters and assisting clients through the complicated litigation […]
DETROIT — Dykema announced Thursday that its Chairman and CEO, Peter M. Kellett, has been named to the board of trustees of New Detroit, a coalition of leaders from Detroit’s business, civic, grassroots and religious communities, united to promote improved race relations through economic, educational and social initiatives. “We’re pleased to welcome Peter to our […]
WEST BLOOMFIELD — PRIME29 Steakhouse of West Bloomfield is set to open in late May at the corner of Maple and Orchard Lake roads. The restaurant will offer steaks, seafood, and fine wines. “Our mission is to provide exceptional cuisine and personal service that embraces guests in metro Detroit as Prime-Diners,” says owner and operator […]
MINNEAPOLIS – Granite City Food & Brewery (NASDAQ: GCFB) on Tuesday opened its first location in Michigan at West Big Beaver near I-75 in Troy. The new restaurant and brewery is part of a long-time dream of President and founder Steve Wagenheim and Chief Concept Officer Dean Oakey, who both grew up in metro Detroit […]
LIVONIA — TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) is applying its many years of experience in the motor pump unit technology arena to the global transmission market including fuel efficient technologies such as dual clutch transmissions. TRW has already garnered business awards in Europe, North America and Asia. The transmission pump technology utilizes TRW’s proven […]
JACKSON — Michigan Manufacturer Association this week presented six manufacturers in Michigan the John G. Thodis Award. This year, award recipients were Chrysler Group LLC, Amigo Mobility International, Automatic Spring Products Corporation, Eagle Alloy Inc., Anderson Global, and Full Spectrum Solutions Inc. The awards program, in its 30th year, recognizes the positive contributions of Michigan […]
BRIGHTON — Gov. Rick Snyder joined McDonald’s owner / operators on Thursday to launch From Michigan For Michigan, a statewide initiative to raise awareness of locally sourced food, and the positive impact on the state’s economy and job creation. Snyder kicked off From Michigan For Michigan with a visit to Dietrich Orchards, a farm in […]
DETROIT — Wayne State University College of Engineering students are solving complex problems — and uncovering potential cost savings — for automotive and health-care industry giants. As part of their senior capstone projects, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering students worked closely with GM and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital to discover more effective and […]
SOUTHFIELD — Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. announced today that Richard Zussman and Brian Raznick have been elected to the Firm’s Board of Directors. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement. As members of Jaffe’s Board of Directors, Zussman and Raznick will be responsible for the growth, strategic development, and day-to-day operations of […]
ROCHESTER — The Crittenton Foundation is having their annual 33rd Golf, Tennis & Fun Walk celebrating surrounding communities’ continued philanthropic support. This event will be held June 18 at Great Oaks Country Club, offering a variety of activities: morning and afternoon golf, tennis, cocktail reception and dinner to name a few. “The Golf, Tennis & […]
New York, NY — Roasting Plant, a New York-based company that provides a personalized experience for coffee lovers with its unique roasting technology, announced it will expand its footprint and open its first coffee shop outside of New York City in the heart of downtown Detroit. The company will bring its just-roasted, brewed-by-the-cup coffee to […]
DETROIT — This week the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan became the 8th rehabilitation hospital in the U.S. to receive Ekso, a wearable, robotic exoskeleton that powers people with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to get them standing up and walking. Made by Ekso Bionics, Ekso is a ready-to-wear, battery-powered bionic device that is strapped […]
While the Lions’ season may have ended in the first round of the playoffs, fans were still treated to numerous nationally televised games this year, and this Lions unit proved they were not the same pushovers from years prior. They became a force in the NFC and a likely fixture in the playoff race for […]
FARMINGTON HILLS — Bosch Group had a record-setting year in 2011 and the outlook remains positive for 2012. In fiscal year 2011, the leading supplier of technology and services achieved worldwide sales of $71.7 billion, reflecting the second highest rate of growth since 2000. Combined sales in North and South America contributed $12.8 billion or […]
Walsh College held its spring fundraiser, Walsh Wine Gala, at Andiamo Warren. More than 200 people enjoyed a strolling dinner, several dozen wines from local distributors and private collectors, scotch tasting, and a martini bar. Photos by Nick Martines
DETROIT — A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, shows that the state’s largest employers are more optimistic about Michigan’s short and long-term economic outlook than for the nation. “Michigan’s largest job providers are bullish on the state’s economic prospects and backing it up with increased hiring and investment,” said Doug […]
WATERFORD – Pentastar Aviation’s executive terminal operation at Oakland County International Airport (PTK) has been granted approval as a Gateway FBO to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) through the DCA Access Standard Security Program. Pentastar is currently the only executive terminal facility in the Metro Detroit area approved for departures flying directly to DCA. […]
AUBURN HILLS – Fueled by significant growth with domestic OEMs, Brose North America, Inc., the leading manufacturer of mechatronic components and systems for vehicle bodies and interiors, signed a purchase agreement for an existing 380,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in New Boston, Mich. near Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. The facility will be Brose’s third in Michigan […]
DETROIT – The real story in this year’s rankings of automakers by their suppliers in the 12th annual study released Monday of OEM working relations is not their overall rankings, but rather the dramatic and continuing slide of Toyota and Honda, and the continuing improvement of Chrysler Group, General Motors, and Ford since 2005. The […]
tJoseph C. Guyaux, senior vice chairman and chief risk officer of PNC, and Roger Penske, founder and chairman of the Penske Corporation will discuss ways to collaborate and move urban areas forward during the 2012 Mackinac Policy Conference, sponsored by PNC, focused on innovation, collaboration and positioning Michigan to succeed in the 21st century global […]
With a “Gone Fishing” theme, the Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers drew 1,000 people to their February 11 event featuring fishing gear and fishbowls.
FARMINGTON HILLS — Agree Realty Corp. announced Tuesday that it has acquired the southeast corner of Indian Avenue and S. Tamiami Trail and will ground lease the parcel to JPMorgan Chase. The company and Chase have previously executed a 20 year ground lease. Chase intends to construct a retail bank branch on the site. Agree […]
ANN ARBOR – The Michigan Venture Capital Association recently released its annual research report, which details investment activity across the state. The report also highlights venture capital activity in Michigan compared to other regions and the U.S. “The data collected in the MVCA research report show that Michigan’s venture community is growing, both in size […]
ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor SPARK’s first Shifting Code cohort will graduate from the program on Wednesday, May 16, in a ceremony at SPARK Central. The 26 graduates successfully completed the Shifting Code program, a program designed and administered by Ann Arbor SPARK and funded by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to meet regional demand […]
DETROIT – William W. O’Neill, M.D., has been appointed medical director of the new Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital and will begin his new position on July 31. Dr. O’Neill is an internationally recognized leader in interventional cardiology and research in new techniques to diagnose and treat heart disease. He pioneered […]
Birmingham, MI — Greenleaf Trust is pleased to announce the hiring of two new members to its Southeast Michigan team. Wendy Zimmer Linehan has joined the firm’s Personal Trust Division in the role of Trust Relationship Officer, and Steven Christensen has joined the firm’s Wealth Management Division in the role of Wealth Management Advisor. Wendy […]
WEST BLOOMFIELD – Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan is pleased to announce the launch of Made In America/Built In Michigan – The Red, White and Blueprint for Recovery. It is an effort to generate local jobs by working with BIA member companies to build new homes using as many “made in Michigan” products as […]
WARREN – The golden shovel turned on Woodward Avenue on Tuesday, May 15, when Art Van Furniture executives gathered for a ceremonial ground breaking of the furniture store’s design center, Scott Shuptrine Interiors. Local dignitaries and city officials were also on hand. The expansion of the Royal Oak store will transform a large portion of […]
LIVONIA – Just Baked, a specialty cupcake shop with 12 locations throughout southeast Michigan, announced Wednesday that founder Pam Turkin is a semifinalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Award in Michigan & Northwest Ohio. The unique award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership, and achievement, and […]
Troy — Fitness Therapy Unlimited, a Michigan-based business solely dedicated to the growing health and rehabilitation field of fitness therapy, on Thursday moved its headquarters from Southfield to Troy. The company’s professional Fitness Therapists help individuals facing injuries from automobile and work-related accidents, other traumatic events and illnesses to reclaim independence and move “onward” in […]
The Nino Salvaggio Charitable Foundation for Children in Need held a charity event at Andiamo Warren on March 2.
Highly anticipated groundbreaking ceremony held in mid-May to commemorate the beginning of construction of the Gateway Marketplace shopping center at the intersection of Eight Mile and Woodward Avenue in Detroit near the State Fair Grounds.
New retail center in Detroit is long overdue.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Monday awarded a loan to Michigan Consumer’s Healthcare CO-OP to launch a new private, non-profit, consumer-governed health insurance company, called a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan. CO-OP loans are only made to private, nonprofit entities that demonstrate a high probability of financial viability. All CO-OPs receiving loans were […]
DETROIT – Hatch Detroit has announced it will accept applications for its 2012 retail business competition beginning June 1 through Aug. 1. The contest is open to anyone with an idea for opening a retail business within the City of Detroit. This year, with support from Comerica Bank, the competition will continue to work toward […]
Detroit – Are You a Human, a Detroit-based company that designs simple games used to verify human interaction on websites, Monday announced its innovative game-based human authentication tool, PlayThru. Designed to replace distorted text CAPTCHAs as a means of human identification, PlayThru is a free, cloud-based solution and is already deployed on the websites of […]
ANN ARBOR — Wells Fargo Advisors has designated Neil Weissman and Ronald Eppler, both managing directors of Ann Arbor, Michigan based Weissman-Eppler Showich Team, as members of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program, a distinction that reflects Weissman and Eppler’s achievement of professional success through a consistent commitment to client service. “Neil and Ron are among […]
AUBURN HILLS – The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce presented Chrysler Group LLC with the Corporation of the Year Award at APACC’s eleventh annual dinner celebration Saturday evening in Rochester. The mission of APACC is to facilitate business relationships among Asian and U.S. based companies and to promote the economic advancement of Asian Pacific […]
More than 200 people attended the 2012 Garden Party at Detroit Cristo Rey High School, a co-ed, college-prep institution in southwest Detroit. Proceeds from sponsorships and a silent auction helped raise funds to support the high school’s unique study work programs. Photos by Patrick Gloria.
The first ever Detroit Knows Cars — Automobile Art Collection, which was on display earlier this year in the lobby of the Chase Building in Detroit, held an artist reception Jan. 7. Details about the 2013 event will be announced soon. Photos by Patrick Gloria.
An automotive marketing executive switches gears. Welcome to the beer life.
Creating an economic garden with herbs and spices.
Michigan’s manufacturing industry relies on a private network of rail lines to move freight to global markets.
A golf instructor pitches golf swings and car sales.
Detroit – On Friday, June 1, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a VIP reception, the Belle Isle Conservancy hosts the Grand Prixmiere party at the GM Global Renaissance Center’s Wintergarden in Detroit. Guests are invited to celebrate the return of racing to Detroit’s Belle Isle Park. The Grand Prixmiere is the official kick-off party […]
ROCHESTER – Foresight Research has released the results of its syndicated 2012 Automotive Accessory Market Report. It compares vehicle brands, segments, geography and accessory type, and the information sources used to shop and buy accessories. Based on a study of 7,851 recent US new car and truck buyers, the report found that despite a 2-percent […]
TROY – Munro & Associates, a consulting engineering firm specializing in predictive design and manufacturing methods, recently appointed Gerald (Gerry) S. Bryce as a director of business development based at the company’s Troy facility. The announcement was made by Sandy Munro, chief executive officer of the firm. In his new role, Bryce will be responsible […]
TROY—Optimism concerning expectations regarding economic, business and household conditions for the U.S. and the state of Michigan is on the rise, according to preliminary findings just released from the third Walsh College Economic Sentiment Survey conducted during the first quarter of 2012. Designed and implemented by members of the finance and economics faculty at Walsh […]
ANN ARBOR— At its annual meeting, Ann Arbor SPARK reported on the organization’s 2011 activities and its plans for 2012. The organization also hosted Jeffrey Finkle, president and CEO of the International Economic Development Council, who offered insight on global economic development trends and best practices. “Over the last year, Ann Arbor SPARK affirmed its […]
DETROIT— Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq: CPWR), the technology performance company, on Wednesday announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. “Compuware has aligned itself for growth, as every one of our business units produced year-over-year revenue expansion in FY ’12,” said Compuware CEO Bob Paul. “With nearly 40 percent of […]
DEARBORN – The following statement can be attributed to Bill Ford, executive chairman, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F): “The Ford Blue Oval is back where it belongs with the Ford family of 166,000 employees around the world. This is a great day for us and is the result of several years of hard work and […]
DEARBORN – Henry Ford Health System and Ford Motor Company join forces on the 2012 “Get Your Heart Racing” fundraiser at the Ford Dearborn test track on September 22, 2012. A unique and muscular 1-of-1 Ford Shelby GT500 will be auctioned with revenue supporting the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute. Executives from […]
DETROIT – More than 821,000 active users of OnStar’s RemoteLink mobile app have checked their tire pressure and how much gas is in their tank and have unlocked their doors as part of the more than 14 million interactions that have occurred since the auto industry’s first mobile app debuted in 2010. Starting Wednesday, RemoteLink […]
SOUTHFIELD — ImageSoft Inc, an award-winning provider of document and process management solutions, Wednesday announced the latest release of TrueSign, its popular electronic signature solution. TrueSign is an easy to use application that creates legally compliant electronic signatures. It is the electronic equivalent of physically signing a document and enables users to electronically sign or […]
Kitch, Drutchas, Wagner, Valitutti, & Sherbrook, headquartered in Detroit with Michigan offices in Lansing, Mt. Clemens and Marquette, and offices in Toledo and Chicago, is proud to announce that Judge Stuart Trager, who just retired from the Michigan Tax Tribunal, joined the firm. Mr. Trager will be located in the firm’s Detroit office. With the […]
LANSING – The Michigan Economic Growth Authority Wednesday approved work plans for four brownfield redevelopment projects expected to generate $39.4 million in new investment and create or retain 512 direct jobs. “These projects will help transform blighted, contaminated or functionally obsolete properties into a variety of new uses that will add jobs and diversify Michigan’s […]
Many individuals have taken some sort of trip on a cruise ship in their lifetime. However, for those of you who have not (or a refresher for those that have), do you know what is the first thing that happens just before you get ready to leave port?
ANN ARBOR – U.S. factories produce about 75 percent of what the country consumes, but the right decisions by both business and political leaders could push that to 95 percent, say University of Michigan researchers Wally Hopp and Roman Kapuscinski of the Ross School of Business. They are co-authors of “Manufacturing’s Wake-Up Call,” a study […]
SOUTHFIELD – Southfield-based Farbman Group, a leading full-service real estate company that manages the Fisher Building and New Center One in Detroit, is hosting “Dine & Drive in the D” on Friday, June 1, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This will be the second time this spring Farbman Group has organized this free, […]
DEARBORN — Ford and Microsoft will appear at the Future in Review Conference (FiRe) this week in Laguna Beach, Calif. to demonstrate how the 2012 Focus Electric’s technologies can help address future global transportation challenges. The Focus Electric can charge in half the time of Nissan Leaf due to the car’s higher-capacity on-board charger and […]
Raising money for the Tom Groth Patient Medical Needs Fund, the Henry Ford Health System and partners hosted “Men Who Cook” May 23 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. More than 300 people attended the festivities. Photos by Patrick Gloria.
OXFORD — Relume Technologies, a leading manufacturer of light-emitting diode (LED) products and smart grid control systems for outdoor lighting applications, is moving to a larger facility allowing for expansion in manufacturing and customer service capabilities. The company’s new address is effective June 1. Relume’s new facility will feature lean manufacturing practices and tools to […]
CENTREVILLE — New ownership of the Amish country gem near Three Rivers and Sturgis has reshaped and renewed the course with a significant redesign by architect Raymond Hearn in the last two years, and Island Hills is ready to show its stuff in revolutionary ways. Bob Griffioen, Island Hills’ passionately energized owner, is aware that […]
DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts is bringing Inside|Out to Mackinac Island this summer. Now in its third year, Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the DIA’s collection to outdoor public spaces. Nine reproductions will be on view within walking or bike-riding distance on the grounds of the Grand Hotel and Marquette Park […]
During a series of recent interviews, Sergio Marchionne addresses a wide range of issues, including queries about several major investment initiatives in metro Detroit.
After millions of dollars were used to buy and convert 320 acres into a bustling airport-city for supply and logistics firms, Wayne County taxpayers wound up with a horse track. How a power struggle
inside the county executive office led to a $35-million white elephant.
How Sidney Forbes, a native son of Detroit, used on-the-job training to develop one of the nation’s finest collections of luxury shopping malls.
With bankruptcy rumors swirling, one of northern Michigan’s storied golf resorts overhauled its management team.
Calling all cruisers. Report back to headquarters.
The pace of redevelopment in downtown Detroit would accelerate if business and government worked more closely together.
Forest Dunes in northern Michigan drew critical acclaim, but the resort struggled to generate revenue from rounds alone.
The Cadillaqua festival in 1912 showcased Detroit’s love of aquatic sports, along with its penchant for fireworks — be it pyrotechnics or political scandals.
Troy-based firm hacks its way
The E-Interview with Krishna Kallakuri, the Owner and Vice President of Datafactz, Northville.
More than 100 people attended the Movement 2012 Opening Reception at Opus One in Detroit, sponsored by Paxahau Productions. The private reception is the official launch party for the Movement Festival being held May 26-28 at Hart Plaza in Detroit. Photos by Patrick Gloria
DETROIT — DTE Energy said today that it spent $239 million with Michigan based suppliers through April 2012 as part of its commitment to the Pure Michigan procurement initiative; this is 24 percent higher than its 2012 year-to-date target and 35 percent higher than the same period in 2011. This follows DTE Energy’s 2011 Michigan-based […]
tDEARBORN — In an unusual blend of automotive and musical worlds, three Detroit-area Techno musicians used a 2013 Ford Fusion to make original tracks using the sounds produced by the car. They recorded everything from doors slamming to the soft back-and-forth of the windshield wipers. tThe musicians took the sounds back to their studio along […]
BELVIDERE, Ill. — Nearly four months after his first visit to the Belvidere Assembly Plant when he announced the addition of 1,800 new jobs, Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne returned to the plant to celebrate the launch of the all-new Dodge Dart with about 1,000 employees. His visit coincided with the one […]
ANN ARBOR — Consumer confidence improved in each of the past nine monthly surveys, rising to its highest level this month since October 2007, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. The Surveys, conducted by the U-M Institute for Social Research, have been monitoring […]
REDFORD TOWNSHIP — George Matick Chevrolet and veteran Corvette racecar driver Jeff Nowicki of Birmingham, Michigan, will team up to compete in the June 2 Chevrolet Grand AM Detroit 200 on Belle Isle. The Rolex Sports Car Series Chevrolet Grand AM Detroit 200 is part of an action packed Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix weekend […]
Dick Scott Automotive Group held a reception to recognize a new investor, Tom Celani, principal of Luna Entertainment in Novi. More than 60 guests attended the event at the Dick Scott Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Plymouth. Photos by Nick Martines
PLYMOUTH — For the summer driving season, Honeywell Turbo Technologies is working with auto manufacturers to meet a demand for affordable and fuel efficient turbo-charged engines that save money at the pump without compromising performance. Honeywell estimates the number of turbocharged commercial and passenger vehicles sold in North America is projected to reach 3.2 million in 2012. Passenger vehicles alone […]
DETROIT — The State Bar of Michigan named Bodman PLC to its 2012 “Pro Bono Circle of Excellence” last week for exceeding the State Bar’s voluntary standards for pro bono activities. Firms that qualify for the “Circle of Excellence” provide, at no charge, legal services to poor and low income individuals and to nonprofit organizations […]
LANSING — According to a report released Tuesday by The Nature Conservancy, Aquatic Invasive Species cost businesses and consumers in the Great Lakes region hundreds of millions of dollars annually in direct and indirect costs related to removal, maintenance and management of those species. The industries most affected by AIS include sport and commercial fishing, water […]
DETROIT— SAE International announced the dates for future SAE World Congresses Tuesday, each to be held at Cobo Center. The SAE 2013 World Congress will be held April 16-18. The host company for the event will be Chrysler and the Tier One Strategic Supplier will be ZF. Mircea Gradu, vice president Powertrain Transmission & Driveline […]
SOUTHFIELD — Every year, over 10,000 people depend on the life saving work of Be The Match, which recruits potential donors to find a match for those who suffer from life threatening diseases such as cancer and are in need of a bone marrow transplant. Be the Match also depends on the My Friends Care […]
DETROIT – The Detroit Regional Chamber urges Michigan residents not to sign a petition to put a constitutionally mandated 25 percent renewable energy standard on the ballot. The proposal would require Michigan energy providers to produce 25 percent of their electricity from sources such as wind and solar – regardless of the cost to Michigan […]
GRAND RAPIDS – Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington’s Disease, a genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to cognitive decline and psychiatric problems. Induced pluripotent stem cells can be genetically engineered from human […]