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  1. A “game changer” for clothing recycling?

    Photonic fibers borrow from butterfly wings to enable invisible, indelible sorting labels.

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  2. Nanoscale ferroelectric semiconductor could power AI and post-Moore’s Law computing on a phone

    Next-gen computing material gets down to the right size for modern manufacturing.

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  3. How sound waves trigger immune responses to cancer in mice

    Technique pioneered at the University of Michigan could improve outcomes for cancer and neurological conditions.

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  4. Scalable method to manufacture thin film transistors achieves ultra-clean interface for high performance, low-voltage device operation

    Led by Prof. Becky Peterson, the research focuses on a category of materials important for low power logic operations, high pixel density screens, touch screens, and haptic displays.

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  5. Plasma thrusters used on satellites could be much more powerful

    It was believed that running more propellant through a Hall thruster would wreck its efficiency, but new experiments suggest they might power a crewed mission to Mars.

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  6. Simple neural networks outperform the state-of-the-art for controlling robotic prosthetics 

    And that tracks with the way our motor circuits work—we’re not that complicated.

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  7. Six ECE faculty will help shape the future of semiconductors as part of the JUMP 2.0 program

    Elaheh Ahmadi, David Blaauw, Michael Flynn, Hun-Seok Kim, Hessam Mahdavifar, and Zhengya Zhang bring their expertise and creativity to this nationwide undertaking in the area of semiconductors and information & communication technologies.

  8. Cheap, sustainable hydrogen through solar power

    Withstanding high temperatures and the light of 160 suns, a new catalyst is ten times more efficient than previous sun-powered water-splitting devices of its kind.

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  9. Open-source hardware: a growing movement to democratize IC design

    Dr. Mehdi Saligane, a leader in the open-source chip design community, was among the first researchers to fabricate a successful chip as part of Google’s multi-project wafer program.

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  10. Tracking radiation treatment in real time promises safer, more effective cancer therapy 

    The ability to accurately detect where X-rays land and in what dose could reduce the collateral damage from radiation therapy.

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