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U-M, community partners tackle energy insecurity in three Detroit neighborhoods
  1. U-M, community partners tackle energy insecurity in three Detroit neighborhoods

    Johanna Mathieu is one of four principal investigators on a project to improve home energy efficiency and to lower monthly utility bills.

  2. Range-doubling lithium metal batteries ‘build themselves’ in lithium ion manufacturing machinery

    Lithium metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more powerful alternative to the current standard.

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  3. Hurricane-tracking CYGNSS satellite system gets NASA renewal as it expands its reach

    Ocean wind tracker is finding new uses for inland studies.

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  4. Coordination and collaboration are critical to U.S. leadership in plasma science: a Q&A with the Plasma 2020 Decadal Study co-chair

    Plasma science has the potential to speed advances in medicine, energy, electronics and more—including helping us deal with pandemics.

  5. Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat

    By reflecting nearly all the light they can’t turn into electricity, they help pave the way for storing renewable energy as heat.

  6. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows

    By zeroing in on different high-latitude regions around the globe, researchers reveal what global averages mask.

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  7. Urban solar energy: Solar panels for windows hit record 8% efficiency

    Transparent solar panels on windows could take a bite out of a building’s electricity needs.

  8. Treating PFAS water contamination with cold plasma

    University of Michigan researchers are developing better plasma technology that can destroy PFAS compounds

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  9. $5.2M for digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down nuclear energy costs

    Virtual copies of nuclear reactors could enable smarter maintenance for current reactors and more automation for advanced reactors.

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  10. Spotlight: Data is life

    Take a multimedia trip to the Amazon and meet the researchers who are working to understand how the future of the rainforest could affect us all.

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