Universityofmichigan

01.27.15
Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries
01.27.15

Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries

Scientists have spent a lot of time trying to lengthen battery life, but safety and thickness matt...

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11.18.14
Tech companies want you to have free web encryption
11.18.14

Tech companies want you to have free web encryption

Ideally, you'd encrypt everything you do on the web to keep it away from spies and thieves. Howev...

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08.08.14
Combating counterfeiters could soon be as easy as breathing
08.08.14

Combating counterfeiters could soon be as easy as breathing

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed an iridescent material that reveals hidde...

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06.30.13
University of Michigan activates antimatter 'gun,' cartoon supervillians twirl moustaches anew
06.30.13

University of Michigan activates antimatter 'gun,' cartoon supervillians twirl moustaches anew

At the University of Michigan, an international team of physicists has begun experimenting with its...

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05.23.13
3D-printed tracheal splint supports baby's airways, saves life
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3D-printed tracheal splint supports baby's airways, saves life

They say necessity is the mother of invention, and nowhere was it more necessary than in the case...

By N. Lee,   05.23.13
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04.11.13
University of Michigan's GapSense may help WiFi harmonize with wireless neighbors
04.11.13

University of Michigan's GapSense may help WiFi harmonize with wireless neighbors

WiFi is an unintentional bully in the wireless world: as it has to be powerful and respond quickly...

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02.06.13
Peacock feathers form basis for reflective displays, could bring color to e-readers soon
02.06.13

Peacock feathers form basis for reflective displays, could bring color to e-readers soon

Structural color -- that's engineer speak for a reflective display that mimics iridescence. And te...

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01.25.13
University of Michigan makes silicon from liquid metal, aims for low-cost chips
01.25.13

University of Michigan makes silicon from liquid metal, aims for low-cost chips

Forming silicon normally requires extreme temperatures of more than 2,000F, with the expensive ene...

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08.31.12
University of Michigan's Computer and Video Game Archive houses over 3,000 different games, roughly 35 unique consoles (video)
08.31.12

University of Michigan's Computer and Video Game Archive houses over 3,000 different games, roughly 35 unique consoles (video)

Systems such as the ColecoVision, TurboGrafx-16 and 3DO may have been ousted from most home entert...

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