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Science and Technology

  1. What's that ringing in your ears?

    Specially timed signals ease tinnitus symptoms by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain.

  2. Cybersecurity in self-driving cars

    Mcity report gives new insights into automated vehicle vulnerabilities, threats.

  3. Diving into science diplomacy

    Recent diving trip to Cuba is as much about building relationships as it is about advancing science.

  4. Outside the box

    ‘Sensors in a Shoebox’ deploys urban technology to Detroit teens and empowers them to collect data and influence local policy.

  5. A new way to track deadly ‘superbugs’

    Using a real-world outbreak as a test case, researchers may have discovered a way to slow the spread of superbugs.

  6. Fighting cancer . . . with cancer

    Three-dimensional, lab-grown cells may one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer.

  7. Thruster for Mars mission breaks records

    U-M engineers develop advanced space engine to propel humans to Mars; it’s breaking records for operating current, power, and thrust.

  8. This boy's life

    Donated tissue from the brain tumor of 5-year-old Chad Carr provides cancer researchers with critical clues.

  9. 'Increased-risk’ donor organs a tough sell

    The opioid epidemic has created a surge in donor organs. But despite their safety record, organs that could save lives often go unused.