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A breakthrough for large scale computing

New software finally makes ‘memory disaggregation’ practical.|Medium Read
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Next-gen computing inspired by biology

New memristor chips can see patterns over pixels.|Medium Read
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How precision medicine is improving prostate cancer treatment

New, statistically-derived guidelines could potentially save millions of prostate patients from painful and invasive follow-up treatments. |Medium Read
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Open-source software unlocks 3-D view of nanomaterials

A new open-source software platform enables researchers to easily create 3-D images from electron tomography data, then share and manipulate those images in a single platform.|Medium Read
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Twisted semiconductors for future moving holograms

Holographic displays need twisted light. Twisted semiconductors assembled with the help of amino acids may enable them.|Medium Read
A simulation of combustion and pressure inside a rocket engine. The Air Force is funding research to predict whether new designs will be at risk of exploding.

A smarter way to design rocket engines that don’t blow up

Researchers seek to understand a problem that has haunted the space program since Apollo: a flame inside the rocket engine that literally spirals out of control.|Medium Read
Portrait of Lauren Steimle and Brian Denton. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering. Steimle and Brian Denton. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Steimle and Denton enter New England Journal of Medicine’s Data Challenge

IOE PhD Candidate Lauren Steimle and Professor Brian Denton have submitted an entry to the New England Journal of Medicine’s SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge|Short Read
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U-M team’s power grid work earn kudos at national conference

Society for Risk Analysis recognizes Michigan researchers for work predicting storm damage.|Short Read
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How a team-based approach boosts charitable lending

Charitable lenders who belong to a team contribute significantly more than those who operate on their own, according to new studies of the microlending site Kiva.org|Short Read
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Engineering students, teen create tech for the blind

A 17-year-old Ypsilanti high school student who is visually impaired worked with a software engineering class to develop technology that could make life easier for the blind.|Long Read