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Sustaining Food: Cutting the Carbon Footprint of Food Production, Transportation, and Disposal

U-M School of Public Health and School for Environment and Sustainability experts explain how food consumption, transportation, and waste contribute to climate change and give ways for people to help reduce their carbon footprint. March 9, 2020. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #EnvironmentandSustainability #HealthandWellness #ClimateSciences #Sustainability #Food/Drink #Transportation #CarbonEmissions ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Car-Sharing Customers Often Choose the More Expensive Option

Michigan Ross Professor Puneet Manchanda discusses research that finds many riders pass up money-saving subscription plans, displaying a bias toward paying per ride over a flat monthly fee. January 22, 2020. #5-15minutes #Business #Business #web-article #Transportation #ridesharing ​​


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What All Parents Should Consider Before Letting Teens Ride with Teens

Michigan Medicine's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds that car crashes are the leading cause of death amongst teens, and having teenagers ride with each other can be terrifying for parents. Outlined are ways to educate teens about being a safe passenger and advocating for safety precautions while in the car. September 16, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Transportation #BeataMostafavi...


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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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Measuring Motion Sickness for Driverless Cars

U-M Transportation Research Institute assistant research scientist Monica Jones addresses the need for more research on motion sickness in passengers of autonomous vehicles, as the advantages of driverless vehicles diminish if the passengers are sick. August 20, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #Technology #AutonomousVehicles #Automotive #Transportation #PublicHealth #MonicaJones


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Measuring Motion Sickness in Driverless Cars

U-M Transportation Research Institute assistant research scientist Monica Jones explains the work being done to mitigate motion sickness in driverless vehicles, so passengers can efficiently use the time spent in the car, not driving. August 20, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #scienceandtechnology #HealthandWellness #AutonomousVehicles #Transportation #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Safety #MonicaJones ​​​​​​​​​​


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Funding a New Transportation Revolution: Liu Congressional Testimony

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Henry Liu testifies for funding the extensive research needed to revolutionize transportation systems, including the implementation of connected and automated vehicles. July 12, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #EnvironmentandSustainability #AutonomousVehicles #Transportation #Finance #Development #HenryLiu ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Stop, Look and Look Out: Pedestrians' Trust of Autonomous Vehicles at Crosswalks

U-M associate professor at the School of Information Lionel Robert finds pedestrians are significantly more leery of autonomous vehicles at pedestrian crosswalks without signals than those with them. April 11, 2018. # #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #AutonomousVehicles #Transportation #Safety ​​​​​


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Hydrogen Fuel Cells: With a Database of 500,000 Materials, Researchers Zero in on Best Bets

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Donald Siegel discusses the recent advances in efficiency and compactability of hydrogen batteries, which are a better option for electric cars than current lithium batteries. April 16, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #Energy #Transportation #MechanicalEngineering #DonaldSiegel ​​​​​


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New from CSS: 10 Green Principles for Vehicle Lightweighting

U-M Center for Sustainable Systems researchers and collaborators create 10 green principles for vehicle lightweighting, in order to evaluate environmental tradeoffs in complex vehicle systems. April 17, 2019. #5mins #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Transportation #Automotive #Sustainability #ClimateSciences ​​​