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Science and Technology

  1. Helping to explain how the brain regulates body weight

    Diverse perspectives drive discovery in Roger Cone’s lab at the Life Sciences Institute.

  2. SkySpecs: A 10-year overnight success

    Alumni startup takes off in the drone space with an autonomous solution for inspecting wind turbines.

  3. Death of a star

    U-M physicist Gordon Kane remembers the late Stephen Hawking, a betting man who always paid his debts.

  4. What's that ringing in your ears?

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

  5. Cybersecurity in self-driving cars

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

  6. Diving into science diplomacy

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

  7. Outside the box

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

  8. 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.