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Scientific American July 24, 2019

U.S. cities might release more methane than previously thought

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
WDIV July 23, 2019

University of Michigan Solar Car Team unveils Electrum, gets ready for Australian competition

The Michigan Solar Car Team's "Electrum" is featured.
Associated Press July 23, 2019

Eastern U.S. cities spewing more methane into air than thought

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
VICE July 23, 2019

Large American cities are leaking twice as much methane as we thought

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
Science July 23, 2019

Major U.S. cities are leaking methane at twice the rate previously believed

A study co-authored by Assistant Professor of ClaSP Eric Kort details gas leaks in major cities that are contributing to climate change.
ZDNet July 22, 2019

New delivery robot wants to share the bike lane

NAME professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson and ME professor Ram Vasudevan's grocery deliver startup is detailed.
Forbes July 22, 2019

Four ways Apollo 11 paved the way for the internet economy

AERO professor Ella Atkins explains how Apollo expedited the development of satellite communications.
The Atlantic July 22, 2019

Your Smart Toaster Can’t Hold a Candle to the Apollo Computer

Despite what everyone says about the power of modern devices, they’re nowhere near as capable as the landmark early NASA system designed by a 350-person team led by Margaret Hamilton.
Science July 18, 2019

Elon Musk’s startup eyes human testing for brain-computer interface

Cynthia Chestek, BME associate professor, discusses exciting developments in brain-to-computer interfaces.
MIT Technology Review July 18, 2019

To foil hackers, this chip can change its code in the blink of an eye

EECS-CSE professor Todd Austin explains how Morpheus' rapid churning can thwart potential hackers.
Wired July 18, 2019

This food-delivery robot wants to share the bike lane

Rev-1, the startup founded by NAME professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson and ME assistant professor Ram Vasudevan, is featured in Wired.
The New York Times July 17, 2019

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’

Huei Peng, the Roger L McCarthy Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Mcity explains some of the hurdles autonomous vehicles will need to clear in the years ahead.