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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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BepiColombo approaching Mercury. Credit: European Space Agency

U-M researchers to help unravel Mercury, solar system mysteries

In ESA's BepiColombo mission, an examination of the particles in Mercury's upper atmosphere will shed light on what the planet is made of. | Medium Read