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Chat tool simplifies tricky online privacy policies

Automated chatbot uses artificial intelligence to weed through fine print|Medium Read
Professor works on small aircraft

The X-HALE: A high altitude long endurance aircraft

The X-HALE’s flexibility and wing length could change the future of commercial flight.|Short Read
An angled close-up of a folded metal origami sheet with cylinders attached and evenly spaced.

Origami sonic barrier could reduce traffic noise

The ancient paper folding art was combined with wave propagation physics to create a new traffic noise barrier.|Medium Read

U-M becomes first test bed for on-demand transportation system

Hail, hail a free ride on North Campus|Medium Read

Internet-scanning U-M startup offers new approach to cybersecurity

Censys offers dynamic snapshot of the internet|Medium Read

Holography and LIDAR on the cheap with nanoparticle gel

Magnetic nanoparticles coated in amino acids can modulate light inexpensively at room temperature, and the findings have applications in autonomous vehicles. |Medium Read

Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells

Buildings, clothing could generate power.|Medium Read

Meteor over Michigan: How dangerous are space hazards like bolides?

Around 8 pm on Jan. 16, people across Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio witnessed a meteor exploding in Earth's atmosphere. |Short Read

New $32M center reimagines how computers are designed

‘You shouldn’t need a Ph.D. to design new computing systems.’|Medium Read

U-M startup May Mobility blazes toward autonomous fleet market

Driverless shuttles hit the streets in downtown Detroit|Medium Read

Outlaw alloys

Metals that court chaos could be the future of computing.|Short Read

Cybersecurity in self-driving cars: U-M releases threat identification tool

Mcity report gives new insights into automated vehicle vulnerabilities|Medium Read