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Sustainable biofuel: Design principles for bioengineered microbe catalysts
  1. Sustainable biofuel: Design principles for bioengineered microbe catalysts

    The US has been stuck on corn kernels for producing ethanol, rather than woody “cellulosic” material. Efficient microbes for converting cellulose to biofuel could change the game.

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  2. Time-varying metamaterials for next generation communication, sensing, and defense systems

    With $7.5M MURI grant, Professor Anthony Grbic is developing metamaterials for a new generation of integrated electromagnetic and photonic systems.

  3. How connected vehicles’ wipers could help prevent flooding

    We’ve been promised all kinds of benefits from a future of connected vehicles, but flood control?

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  4. A ‘decathlon’ for antibiotics puts them through more realistic testing

    Surprise findings could upend the current drug discovery approach for treating one of the most dangerous hospital-borne infections.

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  5. Cartilage could be key to safe ‘structural batteries’

    The new prototype cells can run for more than 100 cycles at 90 percent capacity and withstand hard impacts and even stabbing.

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  6. Johanna Mathieu receives Ernest and Bettine Kuh Distinguished Faculty Award

    The award recognizes Mathieu’s outstanding teaching, research, and service in the area of power and energy.

  7. Laura Balzano receives ARO Young Investigator Award to improve high-dimensional big data problems

    Applications include managing large networked systems, such as sensor networks, power grids, or computer networks.

  8. Putting the AI in aviation

    Persuading a field to face its future

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  9. Michigan RobotX team finds camaraderie in competition

    Tough weather and technical challenges brought teams together.

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  10. Toward brain-like computing: New memristor better mimics synapses

    Competition and cooperation, which regulate the strengthening and weakening of connections in the brain, can now be modeled directly.

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