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Give Earth [another] chance

50 years after the first Earth Day, the next generation is rewriting the rules.

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Artist’s rendering of the wreck of the K-129

Submerged

When a Soviet nuclear submarine went missing during the Cold War, the United States launched a secret CIA operation to recover it. As alumni on the mission explain, the engineering challenges almost seemed impossible.

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A View Beyond

A personal tour through what Hubble has shown us.

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Aspiring Selves

Sumeyra Emre has many roles, with each competing for her time. But she refuses to give up any of the identities that make up her whole self.

In the final year of her biomedical engineering PhD, Sumeyra Emre is a dedicated researcher, growing mother, wife and partner, proud Muslim woman, and aspiring role model. |Medium Read

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Solve for life

Racing to unlock the equations that could save the Amazon – and us all.

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Duo Security co-founders Dug Song and Jon Oberheide

Change or be changed

In its startup days, Duo Security brought a punk-rock ethos to tech security and stuck up for the little guy. Now that the company is worth billions, will it be even better – or will it change its tune?

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Built By Humans. Ruled By Computers.

The great and terrible consequences of an algorithmic world.

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Putting the AI in aviation

Persuading a field to face its future

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On-Ramp to a Driverless Future

Transforming an industry is complicated. Here’s how southeast Michigan is leading the way.

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Ripple Effect

What’s happening in Detroit, with the help of the Michigan Engineering Zone, may help solve Michigan’s economic manpower problem.

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Illustration of outlined bacteria under a microscope

The threat that never sleeps: Can science stop superbugs?

Traditional antibiotics are losing the battle with bacteria and Michigan engineers are stepping into the breach.

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