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Prof. Jason Corso on artificial intelligence

The most exciting use of AI for me focuses around a better collective use of our available resources, says Corso.|Medium Read
Shelf with steel rods

How recycling more steel and aluminum could slash imports without a trade war

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Artistic rendition of CYGNSS in orbit.

CYGNSS’ ocean achievements pave way for land applications

18 months after the satellites launched, researchers are still discovering new study opportunities.|Medium Read
Close up of a traffic light

Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

The day when cars can talk to each other – and to traffic lights, stop signs, guardrails and even pavement markings – is rapidly approaching. |Medium Read
woman using smart phone in autonomous car.

What are these ‘levels’ of autonomous vehicles?

What can this car do on its own, and what does it still need human help with? |Medium Read
A car drives through potholes in the road

Bendable concrete, with a design inspired by seashells, can make US infrastructure safer and more durable

Bendable concrete makes infrastructure safer, extends its service life and reduces maintenance costs and resource use.|Short Read
Women using a smartphone in the display and technology advances in stores.

Fragmented US privacy rules leave large data loopholes for Facebook and others

Florian Schaub, assistant EECS professor, conducts research on personal privacy.|Medium Read
Halderman standing in front of voting machines

‘I hacked an election. So can the Russians.’

Professor Alex Halderman and the New York Times staged a mock election to demonstrate voting machine vulnerability. |Short Read

Chinese falling space station | U-M experts weigh in

University of Michigan experts comment on the China's first space station, Tiangong-1, that is in an uncontrolled de-orbit.|Short Read

Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast

Listen to Sara Pozzi and colleagues at Oregon State discuss nuclear nonproliferation today and technologies on the horizon.|Short Read

Can sound be used as a weapon? 4 questions answered

What happened to people inside the U.S. Embassy in Havana?|Short Read
Women working at a table together

America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back

This relatively small investment could radically boost our return-on-investment on tax-payer funded research.|Medium Read