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Metal rods that are part of the molecular epitaxy beam apparatus at Michigan Engineering. Photo by Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing

Nanoparticles could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks

More efficient household LEDs and invisibility cloaking are two possible applications for a new process that adds metallic nanoparticles to semiconductors.|Medium Read

Harnessing light to drive chemical reactions

The mechanism transferring light energy from capturer to catalyst is explained, paving the way to design better reactions that use less energy and produce less waste.|Medium Read

Antarctic iceberg: Researchers explain what might happen next

An iceberg the size of Delaware detached from an ice shelf in the Southern Ocean. |Medium Read

Michigan Researchers developed a ladder simulator designed to test fatigue in climbers

Michigan researchers are leading an effort to determine whether or not the distance between ladder rungs is the reason for many workplace falls. |Short Read
Rhonda Jack and Sunitha Nagrath

Sunitha Nagrath co-directs new U-M Cancer Core

Core is designed to facilitate investigators with experimental design, rare cell procurement and single cell analysis|Short Read
Novum solar car

Solar Car Team goes small to win big at World Solar Challenge

Meet Novum: a long, skinny, single-fairing solar car|Medium Read

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
Portrait of J. Alex Halderman

Election security: We must start preparing now for 2018

Alex Halderman testifies before Congress|Short Read

How self-driving cars can be safer with connected technology

Mcity demonstrates the powerful pairing of connectivity and automation.|Medium Read
Necmiye Ozay. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Necmiye Ozay receives Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems Paper Prize

Prof. Necmiye Ozay Receives Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems Paper Prize|Short Read