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A four-shank probe, with each prong just 0.07 millimeters across, next to a penny for scale.

Improved neural probe can pose precise questions without losing parts of the answers

It will now be possible to study brain activity when timing is important, such as the consolidation of memory.|Medium Read
Prof. Kevin Fu

Probing tech’s soft underbelly

Tricks of the trade.|Short Read
Parker Solar Probe approaching the sun

Switchbacks and spikes: Parker Solar Probe data consistent with 20-year-old theory

Magnetic flux findings suggest "profound consequences for basic solar processes."|Medium Read
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Game theory and the COVID-19 outbreak: Coordinating our interests at individual to national levels

A major defense project pivots to explore how to encourage COVID-safe behavior effectively.|Medium Read
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Catching nuclear smugglers: fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders

The algorithm can pick out weak signals from nuclear weapons materials, hidden in ordinary radiation sources like fertilizer.|Medium Read
a monitoring station in Texas

Making wind power more predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon

Predictive modeling could help power companies get more consistent output from renewables.|Medium Read
a woman wearing a face shield

U-M-approved face shield design guides makers addressing the PPE shortage through 3D printing

As Ann Arbor’s maker community sprang into action making face shields, Michigan Medicine and the U-M College of Engineering offered a recommended design that is effective and straightforward to produce.|Medium Read
holding the new device

Lab-on-a-chip COVID-19 antibody test could offer rapid, accurate results

'Anyone working on COVID-19 antibody tests can use their reagents in our device'|Medium Read
A homemade ventilator that utilizes a blood pressure sleeve

Grad student’s ventilator design sparks conversations with doctors and engineers

Affordable proof-of-concept device automates the manual squeezing required by bag valve masks.|Medium Read
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Research team takes on food insecurity in Detroit in the face of coronavirus limitations

Researchers are working with the city on two key initiatives to address food availability for elderly and low-income populations.|Short Read
3D coronavirus graphic

Building better coronavirus databases with automatic quality checks

The team will build high-quality datasets to enable automatic quality checking and fraud detection of the new coronavirus data.|Short Read
Xueru Zhang

Xueru Zhang awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Zhang is working to improve data security and address important ethical issues related to AI and discriminatory data sets. |Short Read