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New lab brings the latest in thermal hydraulics research to U-M

Associate Professor Annalisa Manera was able to take her background in both experiential and computational research to develop a lab that will investigate the phenomenon of operations and safety in reactors.|Short Read
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Research Spotlight: Better miniaturized vacuum pumps for electronics and sensors

The three microdevices created at Michigan are each particularly suited to specific applications.|Medium Read
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Alumnus Paul Gross forecasts for the football team

AOSS Alumnus Paul Gross (BSE AOSS '83), a meteorologist and executive producer of weather at WDIV in Detroit, sends the U-M football team daily city-specific forecasts every game week, unless the team is playing in a dome.|Short Read
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Liquid biopsy could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment

Sunitha Nagrath and colleagues in engineering and medicine have developed a way to capture and grow the circulating tumor cells that allow cancer to spread.|Medium Read
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Developing the wireless component for personalized health devices

The program aims to create wearable systems that monitor a person's environment and health in search of connections between pollutants and chronic diseases. |Short Read
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Research that will lead to sharper photos earns best paper award

The method they developed compares favorably with the best of current techniques, while being faster and easier.|Short Read
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David Chen awarded NASA Fellowship to improve extreme weather prediction

The goal of the study seeks to enhance the accuracy of determining ocean surface windspeed.|Short Read
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Radiation camera could transform nuclear safety

A radiation camera developed at U-M may be poised to sweep the field of radiation protection, and its inventor believes it could help to make the areas around Fukushima Daiichi safe once more.|Medium Read
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How wildfires affect climate

Mark Flanner, assistant professor of atmospheric science, says that whether the ultimate effect is warming or cooling varies, as does how long these impacts last. |Short Read
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Image processing 1,000 times faster is goal of new $5M contract

Lu plans to design and fabricate a computer chip based on so-called self-organizing, adaptive neural networks.|Medium Read
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Jae Young Park receives Best Student Paper Award for research impacting structural health monitoring

SHM systems are critical for monitoring aging structures and infrastructure in a cost-effective manner.|Short Read
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Faster, more powerful mobile devices: U-M startup Crossbar could disrupt the memory market

RRAM is a new form of nonvolatile memory that has the potential to replace the flash memory commonly used in tablets, digital cameras and solid-state drives.|Short Read