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Harvesting clean hydrogen fuel through artificial photosynthesis

New device doubles previous efficiency, opens path to commercial viability.|Medium Read
A glacier seen from above

International Antarctic glacier study focuses on sea level changes

Bi-national study involving UM researcher will aid predictive models.|Medium Read
SMAP artist's concept

SMAP Update: A mission to manage water globally

The satellite mission to collect global data of surface soil moisture can help weather forecasting around the world.|Medium Read

2017 Peachman Lecture: Future ship, offshore and nautical research

Since 2011, Dr. Bas Buchner has been the president of MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands), the largest independent maritime research institute in the world.|Short Read
A man uses his phone to remotely control water valves

Floodproofing cities: $1.8M for smart stormwater project

Arming infrastructure with smart tech could limit flood damage.|Medium Read
Researchers make adjustments to robot

Swim with the robots, U-M on the Great Lakes

With a customized Iver 3 underwater drone, the Deep Robotic Optical Perception (DROP) Lab have a new set of underwater eyes that provide a window into the health of the world's lakes and oceans.|Short Read

Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

Citizens could become water quality watchdogs and monitor lead contamination at their own taps with new electronic sensors.|Medium Read

‘Missing lead’ in Flint water pipes confirms cause of crisis

The findings show how important uninterrupted corrosion control is in the aging water systems that serve millions of Americans.|Medium Read
Water gushing out of steel spouts. Courtesy Getty Images.

Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize endowed

The donors have endowed the prize to elevate further the visibility and prestige of the Borchardt conference, as well as water and wastewater treatment research.|Short Read
An artist’s rendering of the renovated interior vestibule in the Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab.

U-M’s one-of-a-kind hydrodynamics lab to get fresh look, new name

The University of Michigan Board of Regents today approved a $2.2 million renovation project to U-M’s Marine Hydrodynamics Lab.|Medium Read
Model of the rapid disintegration cycle of the expansive ice sheet that once covered much of North America.

How an Ice Age paradox could inform sea level rise predictions

The behavior of an ancient ice sheet—called Laurentide—has puzzled scientists for decades. Now, new research findings at U-M not only explain this but could also add evidence that climate change could drastically raise sea levels. |Medium Read
Flint water tower

Universities collaborate to examine Flint water filters

Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University are conducting studies that are expected to provide additional guidance about the use of filters in Flint.|Medium Read