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Live public street cams are tracking social distancing

Virtually visit (what should be) desolate intersections around the world during COVID-19.|Medium Read
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Could a smartwatch identify an infection before you start spreading it?

A wrist-worn device detected disrupted sleep 24 hours before study participants began shedding flu viruses.|Medium Read
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Undergraduate research on speeding up data centers earns ACM first prize

The student's project targets critical moments where the next instruction in a program is only available in a slower type of memory.|Short Read
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Analytical model predicts exactly how much a piece of hardware will speed up data centers

The analytical model, called Accelerometer, can be applied in the early stages of an accelerator’s design to predict its effectiveness before ever being installed.|Medium Read
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Engineers work to disinfect N95 masks for medical personnel

Virus removal approaches, mask resilience and mask fit are all being tested.|Medium Read
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Guidance on decontaminating face masks: U-M researchers contribute to national effort

Collaborative website launched while U-M researchers continue advanced testing.|Medium Read
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Lockdown for space agencies put research projects in limbo

University of Michigan researchers’ work on NASA and European Space Agency projects that have been altered by COVID-19.|Medium Read

Give Earth [another] chance

50 years after the first Earth Day, the next generation is rewriting the rules.|Long Read
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For necessary eye exams, a new breath shield protects patients and doctors

Close proximity eye exams will need to continue during lockdown, calling for increased safety.|Medium Read
Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Logistics during COVID-19: Researcher creates an operations model cheat sheet

A University of Michigan engineering researcher has pulled together a cheat sheet.|Medium Read
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‘Largest radio telescope in space’ to improve solar storm warnings

NASA has selected University of Michigan’s $62M Explorer cubesat mission.|Medium Read
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Researchers to use brain scans to understand gender bias in software development

The team will use fMRI to identify some of the underlying processes that occur when a code reviewer weighs in on a piece of software and its author.|Medium Read