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Thomas Knoll

Power to the pixel

In 1988, while most of the digital technology we take for granted was unknown, a revolutionary software named Photoshop began to develop at U-M.

Neurable demo

It’s all in your head

Forget the fiction, this is pure science fact! U-M startup Neurable has developed a system that can detect brain wave activity and turn it into action.

Computer Science and Engineering students partnered with India West

A visionary collaboration

VIDEO

U-M students are partnering with a tech-savvy blind teen to help other blind and visually impaired people navigate the world.

MARLO-vs.-Wave-Field-Jessy-Grizzle-MichEpedia

MARLO vs. U-M’s Wave Field

VIDEO

HBO’s “Westworld” about a theme park populated by lifelike robots may be pure fiction, the science part is making great strides.

Michigan bobcat selfie

Into the woods

From bobcats to badgers and fawns to foxes, U-M camera-trap project captures hundreds of thousands of Michigan wildlife selfies.

Skull of mastodon recovered Oct. 15 by a U-M-led paleontological team near the town of Mayville, in Michigan’s Thumb region.

Dig this

Thumb-area teachers help U-M paleontologists excavate prehistoric mastodon bones, which could be 13,000 years old.