Times Three

At the University of Michigan, three is the number to reach. The school has announced a $15 million program called MCubed, which is designed to encourage trios of faculty members from different disciplines to come together on "high-risk, high-reward research projects," reports ScienceInsider's Michael Price. Starting in the fall, every professor in any department that has a research component will receive an IOU for $20,000 from the university.

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