The AAAS Golden Goose awards highlight federally funded breakthroughs that go on to bring important benefits to the lives of regular people.
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
U-M discovery leading to LASIK is a Golden Goose
First light at the most powerful laser in the US
The ZEUS laser at the University of Michigan has begun its commissioning experiments
Walking and slithering aren’t as different as you think
New mathematical model links up slithering with some kinds of swimming and walking, and it could make programming many-legged robots easier.
Photosynthesis copycat may improve solar cells
The new approach moves energy efficiently and could reduce energy losses converting light into electricity.
Next generation neural probe leads to expanded understanding of the brain
The hectoSTAR probe, with 128 stimulating micro-LEDs and 256 recording electrodes integrated in the same neural probe, was designed for some stellar brain mapping projects
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 1-5
Highlights include Science and Insider.