New walking robot based on birds
Professors Blaauw and Sylvester showcase capabilities of tiny computing
In an era of spiraling healthcare cost concerns, a new $500 surgical instrument developed at the University of Michigan is vying to take the place of a $2 million robot for certain minimally invasive procedures.
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Liu’s most recent research involves online learning, modeling of large-scale internet measurement data, and incentive mechanisms for security games.
The behavior of an ancient ice sheet—called Laurentide—has puzzled scientists for decades. Now, new research findings at U-M not only explain this but could also add evidence that climate change could drastically raise sea levels.
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Quantum mechanics governs the flow of heat in atoms and Michigan Engineers have directly measured a “quantum of thermal conductance” at room temperature.
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Cassie is the first offering from new startup Agility Robotics, and is loosely modeled on the cassowary, a flightless bird similar to an ostrich.
The most prestigious engineering association in the U.S. has named Ellen Arruda, Mark Daskin and Noboru Kikuchi among its newest members.
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