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Research News

  1. A laser pointer could hack your voice-controlled virtual assistant

    Researchers identify a vulnerability in voice-controlled virtual assistants that allows a microphone to ‘unwittingly listen to light as if it were sound.’

  2. Michigan cities, groups that will bear brunt of climate change effects

    Study shows most cities in Michigan will be dealing with harsh consequences of climate change, and vulnerable groups who are disproportionately affected by it will continue to do so now and into the future.

  3. Virtual reality

    U-M nursing students are using imaginary worlds to save actual lives, immersing in urgent and realistic scenarios that transcend traditional health-care training.

  4. Peering into biological tissue

    A light-spinning device inspired by the Japanese art of paper cutting allows U-M researchers to scan the internal structures of plant and animal tissue without X-rays

  5. U-M to house most powerful laser in U.S.

    Funded with $16 million from the National Science Foundation, researchers will test a leading theory on how the universe operates at a subatomic level.

  6. U-M Regents approve construction of 12-story adult inpatient hospital on medical campus

    The 690,000 gross-square-foot hospital will provide more access to care for adult patients at Michigan Medicine.

  7. Digital playground

    Parental guidance suggested: A child’s digital-media environment is ‘the most unregulated, disorganized playground’ parents have to navigate — and there’s a whole lot of junk on it.

  8. Should doctors accept unvaccinated children as patients?

    U-M study suggests 41 percent of parents may seek new provider because of unvaccinated children at their doctor’s office.

  9. Professional services, health care top industries for U-M graduates

    Data reveal which fields of study and degree levels produce the highest numbers of graduates who stay in Michigan to pursue their careers.