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New browser strategy game has players tackle real-life bat catastrophe

As a fungal infection ravages bat populations, the new game hopes to promote public awareness of ongoing research to combat the issue.|Medium Read
May Mobility wheelchair-accessible shuttle

Year of growth, experiments for May Mobility

May Mobility intends to gradually acclimate the public to the experience of autonomous driving.|Medium Read
Prof. Kamal Sarabandi with the Emperor and Empress of Japan

Prof. Kamal Sarabandi welcomes Emperor and Empress of Japan at IGARSS 2019

Predicting future disasters is an important goal of those participating in the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium|Short Read

DARPA Award for more responsive AI that combines human and machine

The goal of Lasecki’s proposal is to create methods for making AI systems more robust and flexible.|Short Read
An aerosol can sprays into the air against a black background

How a spray from the hardware store could improve nuclear fusion

A coating of polyurethane keeps plasma problems in check during magnetic compression. |Medium Read

“Mind reading” study connects spatial problem solving with computer science

Using real-time fMRI readings, researchers took a look inside coders’ brains while they programmed.|Medium Read

Automated tool optimizes complex programs better than humans

Erie provided database repairs that were previously performed exclusively by human programmers.|Short Read
Biomedical Engineering graduate student research assistant Menglian Zhou, adjusts the lung monitoring device.

Shoe-box size breath-analyzer spots deadly lung disease faster, more accurately than doctors

The device could also be used to detect other diseases such as pneumonia, sepsis, asthma and others associated with lung or systemic blood inflammation.|Medium Read
Inspecting the injectable bone graft.

Injectable ‘bone spackling’: A cell therapy approach to heal complex fractures

A Q&A with biomedical engineering professor Jan Stegemann, whose work in mice shows the promise of ‘microtissues.’|Medium Read
The morning sun rises on the Grove at North Campus of the University of Michigan.

University of Michigan launches Michigan Materials Research institute

Center to unite disciplines, spur new collaborations with government and industry|Medium Read
Smoke rises into the air from a power plant

Climate change: Why removing CO2 from the air isn’t enough

Switching to large scale renewable resources is the only way to curb extreme carbon capture costs.|Medium Read

The new quantum spurs action by the Michigan Quantum Science & Technology Working Group

The new working group showcased Michigan’s strength in Quantum Science at a workshop attended by researchers throughout the University of Michigan. |Medium Read