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Advancing national security on all fronts
  1. Advancing national security on all fronts

    NAE profile: Donald Winter, naval architecture and marine engineering, and aerospace engineering

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  2. Democratizing minimally-invasive surgery

    NAE profile: Shorya Awtar, mechanical engineering

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  3. Better wastewater treatment with biology

    NAE profile: Glen Daigger, civil and environmental engineering

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  4. New reactor could save millions when making ingredients for plastics and rubber from natural gas

    With oil production dropping, a process using natural gas is needed to avert a shortage of a workhorse chemical used for automotive parts, cleaning products and more.

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  5. Targeting multiple COVID variants through the twist in the spike protein

    Particles that gum up the keys that the virus uses to enter cells could one day be an effective COVID treatment whenever vaccines and other treatments fall short.

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  6. Bridge in a box: Unlocking origami’s power to produce load-bearing structures

    Foldable origami with thick panels opens a world of possibilities.

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  7. Explaining a supernova’s ‘string of pearls’

    It looks like the same mechanism that breaks up airplane contrails might be at play in forming the clumps of hydrogen gas that ring the remnant of supernova 1987A.

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  8. GenAI diffusion models learn to generate new content more consistently than expected

    Award-winning research led by Prof. Qing Qu discovered an intriguing phenomenon that diffusion models consistently produce nearly identical content starting from the same noise input, regardless of model architectures or training procedures.

  9. Auto industry deadlines loom for impaired-driver detection tech, U-M offers a low-cost solution

    Current technologies already in use could help prevent crashes and deaths linked to impaired driving.

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  10. Human stem cells coaxed to mimic the very early central nervous system

    The first organized stem cell culture model that resembles all three sections of the embryonic brain and spinal cord could shed light on developmental brain diseases.

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