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  1. Better prosthetics: $3M to develop more natural robotic leg control

    An effort to create a control model that moves seamlessly between different activities like standing, walking and climbing stairs is renewed by the National Institutes of Health.

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  2. Blue PHOLEDs: Final color of efficient OLEDs finally viable in lighting

    Synchronizing light and matter adds blue to the OLED color palette

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  3. First remote testing at Mcity 2.0 conducted with Purdue and U-M researchers

    Engineers in Indiana tapped the full breadth of Mcity’s testing capabilities to identify problems and refine their algorithm.

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  4. Clinicians could be fooled by biased AI, despite explanations

    Regulators pinned their hopes on clinicians being able to spot flaws in explanations of an AI model’s logic, but a study suggests this isn’t a safe approach.

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  5. Understanding attention in large language models

    How do chatbots based on the transformer architecture decide what to pay attention to in a conversation? They’ve made their own machine learning algorithms to tell them.

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  6. Automotive semiconductor effort builds momentum

    ‘The innovation needs of the auto industry present a new set of opportunities for the semiconductor community.’

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  7. 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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  8. New energy

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

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  9. 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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  10. 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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