Science and Technology

  1. U-M to build $75-million robotics hub

    Lab will feature fly zone for autonomous aerial vehicles, outdoor course for walking robots, and more.

  2. Biomechanics and … bionics?

    A revolution in motorized prosthetics has potential to improve quality and motion for people living with limb loss.

  3. In the driver's seat

    The recent fatality involving a semi-autonomous Tesla reveals just how far transportation technology has outpaced solutions in another realm: The legal world.

  4. Google, U-M partner to battle Flint crisis

    New smartphone app and digital tools will help manage, navigate Flint water crisis.

  5. 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!

  6. Just in time

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

  7. 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?

  8. A matter of time

    Learn how the Internet of Things infiltrated one home, and what it could signal about the future of privacy and security.

  9. Autonomous cars in the snow

    U-M and Ford collaborate on the auto industry’s first tests of autonomous vehicles in wintry conditions.