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If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases right now, would we stop climate change?

Richard B. Rood, CLaSP professor, discusses the current state of climate change. |Medium Read
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Election security: We must start preparing now for 2018

Alex Halderman testifies before Congress.|Short Read

Will President Obama’s clean energy legacy endure?

Obama has prioritized development of wind and solar in a number of ways, including installation on military bases. Mark Barteau offers a look at the future of energy policy post-Obama.|Long Read

Saving lives by letting cars talk to each other

Huei Peng, ME professor, discusses the future of safety in autonomous vehicles. |Medium Read

How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis

Jacob Abernethy, EECS assistant professor, discusses the Flint water crisis. |Medium Read
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Algorithms can be more fair than humans

Still, it's not guaranteed, as seen in Amazon's same-day delivery service. Algorithm designers may not even realize a problem has crept in.|Medium Read
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Interview with Professor Richard Woods featured in Geostrata magazine

In an interview appearing in the July/August issue of Geostrata, Professor Emeritus Richard Woods recounts some of the highlights of his nearly 50-year career in geotechnical engineering.|Short Read

Can slower financial traders find a haven in a world of high-speed algorithms?

A frequent call market may help prevent 'flash crashes.'|Medium Read
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Beyond Asimov: How to plan for ethical robots

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us.|Medium Read
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Thorny technical questions remain for net neutrality

Not all online traffic is the same; should we treat it the same anyway?|Medium Read
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Local news station speaks with Professor Lynch about bridge safety

Toledo’s Channel 11 (WTOL) recently spoke with Professor Jerry Lynch in a segment on bridge safety.|Short Read
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Professor Daigger contributes to National Academy study on science and technology

Professor Glen Daigger is a member of the Committee on Science and Technology Capabilities at the Department of State, which produced the study, entitled “Diplomacy for the 21st Century: Embedding a Culture of Science and Technology Throughout the Department of State.”|Short Read