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Understanding a cerium quirk could help advance grid-scale energy storage
  1. Understanding a cerium quirk could help advance grid-scale energy storage

    It turns out cerium flow batteries lose voltage when electrolyte molecules siphon off energy to form different complexes around the metal.

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  2. Cyber vulnerability in networks used by spacecraft, aircraft and energy generation systems

    A new attack discovered by the University of Michigan and NASA exploits a trusted network technology to create unexpected and potentially catastrophic behavior

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  3. Video: Creating Equity in Midwestern Flood Response and Recovery

    A collaboration between engineers and experts from the U-M Center for Social Solutions to address inequity in flood recovery.

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  4. U-M, Schmidt Futures partner to launch new AI postdoctoral research program

    Up to 60 researchers who have expertise outside of computer science will be trained at the Michigan Institute for Data Science, contributing to a global cohort of interdisciplinary AI researchers.

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  5. How evolution overshot the optimum bone structure in hopping rodents

    Bones that are separate in small jerboas are fully fused in large ones, but the bone structures that are best at dissipating the stresses of jumping are only partially fused.

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  6. Shutting down backup genes leads to cancer remission, in mice

    Cancer cells delete DNA when they go to the dark side, so a team of doctors and engineers targeted the “backup plans” running critical cell functions.

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  7. $5M to enable remote, next-generation autonomous vehicle testing at Mcity

    ‘Mcity 2.0’ will give researchers, many without testing resources, remote access to the Mcity Test Facility—creating a more equitable playing field in mobility.

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  8. Durable coating kills the COVID virus and other germs in minutes

    Polyurethane locks in the antimicrobial power of tea tree and cinnamon oils. The new technology could start making public spaces safer within a year.

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  9. University of Michigan partners on multi-institution planning effort for state’s water future

    Work for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy will develop a policy roadmap to safe, low cost water services.

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  10. ‘Fake’ data helps robots learn the ropes faster

    A way to expand training data sets for manipulation tasks improves the performance of robots by 40% or more

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