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Learning from leaves

Heather Mayes is harnessing autumn’s hidden processes to improve renewable energy and even healthcare.| Short Read
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IMAGE:  Heather Mayes is harnessing autumn’s hidden processes to improve renewable energy and even healthcare.

Each fall, one of nature’s largest exchanges of biomass occurs. Most of us rake it up. Chemical Engineering professor Heather Mayes is harnessing autumn’s hidden processes to improve renewable energy and even healthcare.  Watch the video to learn more about Mayes’ research.

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Roya Ensafi, CSE Research Assistant Professor, uses her computing system, Censored Planet. Photo: Joseph Xu

Online censorship detector aims to make the internet a freer place

Censored Planet could provide new insight into the flow of online information | Short Read