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Powering robots: biomorphic batteries could provide 72 times more energy than stand-alone cells
  1. Powering robots: biomorphic batteries could provide 72 times more energy than stand-alone cells

    The researchers compare them to fat deposits in living creatures.

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  2. Prof. Danai Koutra recognized as rising star with ACM SIGKDD Award

    The Rising Star Award is based on an individual’s whole body of work in the first five years after the PhD.

  3. The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19

    Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.

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  4. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows

    By zeroing in on different high-latitude regions around the globe, researchers reveal what global averages mask.

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  5. Urban solar energy: Solar panels for windows hit record 8% efficiency

    Transparent solar panels on windows could take a bite out of a building’s electricity needs.

    The post Urban solar energy: Solar panels for windows hit record 8% efficiency appeared first on Michigan Engineering News.

  6. State initiative to design ‘road of the future’ connecting Detroit and Ann Arbor

    Mobility initiative brings together broad expertise in technology, infrastructure, policy, community engagement and more.

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  7. Before we put $100 billion in AI

    An op-ed on developing artificial intelligence to serve the common good by Chad Jenkins.

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  8. U-M startup NS Nanotech unveils new generation of LEDs for high-efficiency, high-performance displays

    Brighter, crisper screens that draw half the power and lasts twice as long are possible with NS Nanotech’s next-gen LEDs.

  9. Harnessing ultrasonic waves to better monitor aging pipeline infrastructure

    Phononics can address problems with signal attenuation.

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  10. The Future of Lasers

    Story by Colin Barras

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