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Bloomberg March 26, 2020
Cybersecurity Experts Say Hacking Risk Is High for Mobile Voting
As state governments eye mobile and online voting during the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Alex Halderman says it poses a serious security risk.
MIT Technology Review March 4, 2020
An implant uses machine learning to give amputees control over prosthetic hands
'Ultra-precise mind-controlled bionics' research done in collaboration with Paul Cederna, Robert Oneal Collegiate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Cindy Chestek, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is detailed in MIT Technology Review.
Freethink March 3, 2020
New lasers see into the brain to detect concussions
University of Michigan Engineering researchers' work to detect distressed cells in the brain is detailed by Freethink.
Mashable February 28, 2020
How to maximize the life of your electric car’s battery, according to science
U-M study on electric vehicle range is cited by Mashable.