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Two in One: Fossil Shells Reveal Both Global Mercury Contamination and Warming When Dinosaurs Perished

U-M Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences leads a geochemical analysis of fossil shells, revealing high mercury levels and significant warming at the time of dinosaur extinction. December 16, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Environment/Sustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #History #Archaeology #Featured #FeaturedScience ​​


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A Laser Pointer Could Hack Your Voice-Controlled Virtual Assistant

In a collaborative study between the University of Michigan and the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo, researchers have learned that lasers can trick voice-command technologies from long distances, highlighting a potential issue in security. November 5, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #Society #Privacy


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U-M Researchers Provide Control Software to Ensure Autonomous Vehicles Stay in their Lane

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professors Jessy Grizzle and Necmiye Ozay develop the technology to help autonomous vehicles stay in their lane while also adjusting cruise control to fit the speed of a car in front of them. August 19, 2019. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Science #AutonomousVehicles #Automotive #Transportation #Robotics #JessyGrizzle ​​​


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‘Digital Alchemy’ to Reverse-engineer New Materials

U-M Department Chair of Chemical Engineering Sharon Glotzer uses digital alchemy, or working backwards from the desired material, to obtain the necessary particles for developing that material. July 5, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #ChemicalEngineering #MaterialsScience #Chemistry #ComputerScience #SharonGlotzer ​​​​​​​​​​


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Speeding Up Code with Clever Data Manipulation

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Baris Kasikci utilizes a coding principle called locality to optimize programming speeds. February 26, 2019. #FeaturedScience #Featured #5-15mins #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Science #DataScience #Programming #ComputerScience ​​


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Science in Sport

U-M Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor Ellen Arruda collaborated with Michigan Athletics and the School of Kinesiology to design a glove to help an athlete play without serious pain. June 23, 2017. #EllenArruda #AngelaWegrecki #5-15minutes #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #Athletics #Science ...