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Experts are testing the first commercial-scale prototype of a device that uses slow-moving river and ocean currents to generate electricity.
More than 700 miles of shoreline in lakes Huron and Michigan are potentially vulnerable to oil spills if the pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac ruptures.
New smartphone app and digital tools will help manage, navigate Flint water crisis.
At a remote climate change research outpost, engineer Brie Van Dam, BS ’07, helps track the planet’s vital signs.
As the Earth’s climate changes, experts explore provocative interventions and ask: Can we geoengineer our way out of a looming crisis?
As late bloomers go, the American agave at U-M’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens was peerless. At age 80, the plant gained rockstar status, only to perish soon after. Or did it?
As leaders seek solutions to the Flint water crisis, the U-M community rallies across campuses to share expertise, launch research, and support efforts to aid local residents.
“Nature’s pharmacy” at Matthaei Botanical Gardens showcases healing power of plants in elaborate garden organized by systems of the body.
Striped invaders, toxic blooms, and rising waters are just some of the targets in U-M’s sights, as experts seek to defend our state’s precious waters.