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Faster, cheaper gene sequencing to make healthcare more precise

Genome sequencing could be as affordable as a routine medical test with highly efficient computing.|Short Read
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Solving impossible problems

Eric Michielssen has discovered a new way to rapidly analyze electromagnetic phenomena, and it’s catching on.|Medium Read
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The new law that will guide the future of information processing

The law of small numbers could impact the next generation of tools that deal with data.|Medium Read
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Memory-processing unit (MPU) could bring memristors to the masses

AI, weather forecasting and data science would all benefit from computers that store and process data in the same place. Memristors could be up to the task.|Medium Read
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Beyond Moore’s law: $16.7M for advanced computing projects

DARPA’s initiative to reinvigorate the microelectronics industry draws deeply on Michigan Engineering expertise.|Medium Read
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Using software to beat Moore’s Law: $9.5M to design the ‘reconfigurable computer’

Transmuter can change how programs use the hardware available to them in real time, effectively acting as a reconfigurable computer.|Medium Read
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Enabling anyone to design hardware with a new open-source tool

Six-month hardware design process will be turned into 24-hour automated task.|Medium Read
Zhongjun Jin

Tool for structuring data creates efficiency for data scientists

Foofah is a tool that can help to minimize the effort and required background knowledge needed to clean up data.|Medium Read
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Prof. Jason Corso on artificial intelligence

The most exciting use of AI for me focuses around a better collective use of our available resources, says Corso.|Medium Read
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Finding meaning in varied data

Jie Song devised a method to combine summarized datasets that group information by incompatible units.|Short Read

An even smaller world’s smallest ‘computer’

The latest from IBM and now the University of Michigan is redefining what counts as a computer at the microscale.|Short Read
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Cafarella Receives VLDB Test of Time Award for Structured Web Data Search

This award is given to the VLDB paper published ten years earlier that has had the most influence since its publication. |Short Read