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Biases in large image-text AI model favor wealthier, Western perspectives
  1. Biases in large image-text AI model favor wealthier, Western perspectives

    AI model that pairs text, images performs poorly on lower-income or non-Western images, potentially increasing inequality in digital technology representation.

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  2. New energy

    Once derided as “forever 30 years away,” fusion energy has a new swagger. Will it last?

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  3. Tracking undetectable space junk

    Colliding pieces of space debris emit electric signals that could help track small debris littering Earth’s orbit, potentially saving satellites and spacecraft.

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  4. Can you hear the music: Q&A with Ann Jeffers

    The CEE professor discusses her new memoir and her tortured path to where she is today.

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  5. Nextgen computing: Hard-to-move quasiparticles glide up pyramid edges

    Computing with a combination of light and chargeless excitons could beat heat losses and more, but excitons need new modes of transport.

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  6. Automated shuttle planned for Detroit starts safety testing at Mcity

    The University of Michigan, May Mobility and the City of Detroit look to boost public trust in self-driving vehicle technology.

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  7. 200-year-old geology mystery resolved

    To build mountains from dolomite, a common mineral, it must periodically dissolve. This counter-intuitive lesson could help make new defect-free semiconductors and more.

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  8. Green chemistry award: Professor recognized for sustainable silicon metal production method

    Richard Laine is the academic category winner in a national EPA contest.

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  9. Material simulation with quantum accuracy wins Gordon Bell Prize

    The prestigious award offered by the Association for Computing Machinery goes to the team of U-M mechanical engineering professor Vikram Gavini.

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  10. Building Flint’s trust in its drinking water

    Even with lead service line replacement, the city’s water has issues that require public education.

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