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U-M researchers are using $2 million from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to perfect algae as diesel fuel. The University is one of the few institutes in the world working on the problem end-to-end.
Civil engineer Aaron Anderson, MS ’16, will be the happiest person on earth when he’s out of a job – because that means Puerto Rico is back on the grid.
U-M engineers develop advanced space engine to propel humans to Mars; it’s breaking records for operating current, power, and thrust.
In the escalating struggle between the individual and the state technology favors the powerful. That’s why this computer scientist revels in righting the balance.
New bot is loosely modeled on the cassowary, a flightless bird with backward-facing knees.
As the Earth’s climate changes, experts explore provocative interventions and ask: Can we geoengineer our way out of a looming crisis?
U-M students, professors, and staff may one day be zipping around campus aboard autonomous, 3D-printed electric vehicles.
Gary Kaberle, DDS ’72, had no idea the “cool” car he purchased for $2,600 in 1963 was a rare ’50s prototype with a chassis by Alfa Romeo. It was a discovery that would change his life.
Discover how the ancient art of origami may soon transform the future of nanotechnology.