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Hacking into homes

Cybersecurity researchers find alarming “smart home” flaws in popular systems that boast automated and remote features.

Smartphone app

Just in time

New smart technologies could revolutionize the way people cope with medical and behavioral problems.

A new way to combat PTSD, meditation, stock by Austin Ban

A new way to combat PTSD?

Researchers say mindfulness therapy could help veterans reduce symptoms of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.

Geoengineering, climate change

Time to get serious?

As the Earth’s climate changes, experts explore provocative interventions and ask: Can we geoengineer our way out of a looming crisis?

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Technology rules

Study reveals kids’ expectations of parents: Put your phone away when I’m talking to you; don’t text and drive; and stop posting my photo without my permission!

Mammoth Excavation Near Chelsea, Michigan

Larger than life

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What do you do when you’re digging a ditch on your farm and encounter a large, unidentified object sprouting two giant tusks? Call U-M paleontologist Dan Fisher.