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Roya Ensafi, CSE Research Assistant Professor, uses her computing system, Censored Planet

‘Extremely aggressive’ internet censorship spreads in the world’s democracies

Censored Planet is releasing technical details for other researchers and for activists. |Medium Read
the battery in a hand

Range-doubling lithium metal batteries ‘build themselves’ in lithium ion manufacturing machinery

Lithium metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more powerful alternative to the current standard.|Medium Read
CYGNSS in orbit

Hurricane-tracking CYGNSS satellite system gets NASA renewal as it expands its reach

Ocean wind tracker is finding new uses for inland studies.|Medium Read

Personal cold plasma “air curtain” design for COVID-19 protection moves forward

Medical giant Johnson & Johnson and federal HHS select U-M design with “minimal impact on daily life.”|Medium Read
people voting while wearing their masks.

5 ways Americans can keep their vote secure and accurate

Expert advice for voting in an unprecedented election.|Medium Read
An example of the chemiluminescent imagery used to measure the concentration of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the convalescent plasma of COVID-19 donors using a microfluidic ELISA assay.

Lab-on-a-chip offers faster means of identifying best plasma donors in COVID fight

University of Michigan collaboration with Hackensack Meridian CDI offers new pathway to identify antibodies.|Medium Read
Myofibroblasts can be seen accumulating in the 3d lung connective tissue model even in soft conditions mimicking a healthy lung. Image is stained for cytoskeleton (blue), cell nuclei (yellow), and a marker for myofibroblast activation (alpha-smooth muscle actin, red). Credit: Baker Lab.

New treatments for deadly lung disease could be revealed by 3D modeling

Traditional 2D research may rule out better treatment options. |Medium Read
Holding a sample of the solar cell

Urban solar energy: Solar panels for windows hit record 8% efficiency

Transparent solar panels on windows could take a bite out of a building’s electricity needs.|Medium Read
Jar of water glows with green light

Treating PFAS water contamination with cold plasma

University of Michigan researchers are developing better plasma technology that can destroy PFAS compounds|Medium Read
A simulation of the landing .

Sticking the landing on Mars: High-powered computing aims to reduce guesswork

As the Mars 2020 launch approaches, a separate effort is using simulations to understand landing dynamics for tomorrow's missions.|Medium Read
A stock image depicting coronavirus testing

How big data could optimize COVID-19 testing

Microsoft-supported project to coordinate site locations, supply distribution.|Medium Read
Chad Jenkins, CSE Associate Professor, poses with his research group's two robots, Odd Job and Cookie, in the Beyster Building on October 27, 2016

Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

A Q&A with Chad Jenkins.|Medium Read