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Election security: Halderman recommends actions to ensure integrity of US systems

In congressional testimony, professor urges $370M in federal funding to replace outdated machines.|Short Read
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The web really isn’t worldwide – every country has different access

Users from certain countries can’t visit certain websites because a corporation halfway around the world has made a decision to deny them access.|Medium Read
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How recycling more steel and aluminum could slash imports without a trade war

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What are these ‘levels’ of autonomous vehicles?

What can this car do on its own, and what does it still need human help with? |Medium Read
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Zuckerberg Capitol Hill testimony: Engineering experts offer comments

U-M profs weigh new business model, European-style regulation|Short Read
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‘I hacked an election. So can the Russians.’

Professor Alex Halderman and the New York Times staged a mock election to demonstrate voting machine vulnerability. |Short Read
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Chinese falling space station | U-M experts weigh in

University of Michigan experts comment on the China's first space station, Tiangong-1, that is in an uncontrolled de-orbit.|Short Read

Can sound be used as a weapon? 4 questions answered

What happened to people inside the U.S. Embassy in Havana?|Short Read
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America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back

This relatively small investment could radically boost our return-on-investment on tax-payer funded research.|Medium Read
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Meteor over Michigan: How dangerous are space hazards like bolides?

Around 8 pm on Jan. 16, people across Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio witnessed a meteor exploding in Earth's atmosphere. |Short Read
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Bomb cyclone

On January 4th, 2018 a crazy weather event slammed into the Northeast United States coast. This phenomenon is known as a bomb cyclone.|Short Read

FCC repeals net neutrality: Engineering experts offer comments

A long-standing tenet of the internet was overturned today.|Short Read