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Archive for January, 2011

Media coverage of the University of Michigan

Faculty fight human trafficking; an alum breaks electoral ground while another takes charge of video games; U-M’s education scholars find better ways to train teachers; Wolverine hoopsters come with NBA pedigrees; and more.

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Recycling waste heat into energy

The right material wrapped around your car’s exhaust system could one day scavenge heat that would otherwise be wasted, turning it into energy to warm the cabin or recharge the battery. That’s the work being done by U-M scientists using materials with the peculiar name skutterudites.