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Twisting magnetic fields for extreme plasma compression
  1. Twisting magnetic fields for extreme plasma compression

    When magnetic walls are closing in, wily plasma slips out between magnetic field lines. A Michigan-led team pioneered a way to keep more plasma contained.

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  2. How big data could optimize COVID-19 testing

    Microsoft-supported project to coordinate site locations, supply distribution.

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  3. Jason Flinn earns Test of Time award for 1999 invention of adaptable battery use in mobile apps

    The approaches to energy adaptation he proposed are now commonplace, and the applications he analyzed (web browsers, voice recognition, video players, and maps) are still ubiquitous.

  4. Ester Bentley receives NDSEG Fellowship to help the world navigate without GPS

    PhD student Ester Bentley designs smaller, better 3D mechanical resonators for use in high-performance gyroscopes to help unmanned systems navigate when GPS signal is jammed or lost.

  5. The Wolverines Behind the Next Generation of Autonomous Vehicles

    The Center for Entrepreneurship profiles a team of EECS students, who are working to develop the next generation of delivery vehicles.

  6. Study suggests method to starve pancreatic cancer cells

    Rather than attacking cancer cells directly, new cell-model research probes weaknesses in pancreatic cancer’s interactions with other cells to obtain nutrients needed for tumor growth.

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  7. Wireless sensors for N95 masks could enable easier, more accurate decontamination

    “The technology can give users the confidence they deserve when reusing respirators or other PPE.”

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  8. Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

    A Q&A with Chad Jenkins.

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  9. Hunger and COVID: Fighting pandemic-related food insecurity in Detroit

    Public policy and engineering team up to improve food access.

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  10. COVID-19 is laying waste to many US recycling programs

    ‘The trends we see in the making and consuming of single-use goods, particularly plastic, could have lasting negative effects on the circular economy.’

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