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$27 million for laboratory astrophysics and nuclear fusion, led by U-M
  1. $27 million for laboratory astrophysics and nuclear fusion, led by U-M

    Two centers, supported by the National Nuclear Security Administration, will explore physics relevant to modeling the performance of the aging nuclear weapons stockpile.

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  2. U-M’s space design and manufacturing draws second round of support from DARPA

    Without the constraints of building on Earth, engineers look to expand the capabilities of what space structures can do.

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  3. Nanobiotics: AI for discovering where and how nanoparticles bind with proteins

    A new tool in the fight against superbugs goes beyond protein folding simulations like AlphaFold, potentially revealing antibiotic candidates.

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  4. $7.5M to harness atomic-scale defects for next-generation information processing

    Disruptions in a material’s atomic structure could act as “nano-pipelines” for efficient transport of charge and spin.

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  5. $3.1M to transform post-stroke mobility treatment

    A new tool to measure essential properties of the ankle joint—and an exploration of whether botulinum toxin injections are helpful—could help survivors walk better.

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  6. ‘Principled action’

    A retrospective on the impactful U-M career of departing dean Alec D. Gallimore.

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  7. The storied history of a leading space propulsion lab

    Alec Gallimore upcycled a lunar rover testing chamber into a world-class electric propulsion center.

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  8. Demystifying vortex rings in nuclear fusion, supernovae

    A mathematical model linking these vortices with more pedestrian types, like smoke rings, could help engineers control their behavior in power generation and more.

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  9. AI could run a million microbial experiments per year

    Automation uncovers combinations of amino acids that feed two bacterial species and could tell us much more about the 90% of bacteria that humans have hardly studied.

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  10. Building curious machines

    We know more about Mars than our own oceans and lakes. Could artificial intelligence provide answers?

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