A new robotic prosthetic leg
A new robotic prosthetic leg prototype offers a more natural gait while also being quieter and more energy efficient than other designs. The key is the use of new small and powerful motors, originally designed for a robotic arm on the International Space Station.
For Michigan coyotes, “What’s for dinner” depends on what the neighbors are having. Coyotes in most of the Lower Peninsula are the “top dogs” in the local food chain, but in the Upper Peninsula, coyotes coexist with gray wolves and play a subordinate role in the food web.
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent canceled in-person classes, arts faculty at U-M were forced to rethink their curriculum beyond the studio. While most classes relied on new technologies for course adjustments, Toby Millman turned to a more tried and true resource: the United States Postal Service.
MAGNIFYING THE MICROAMAZON
Deep in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, microorganisms are thriving within a river so hot, it boils. U-M graduate student Rosa Vásquez is exploring the Boiling River’s ecosystem, searching for genetic clues that explain how these organisms have evolved to survive in their scalding surroundings.
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- Report details decades of sexual misconduct by former provost Martin Philbert
- Consumers need renewal of federal aid
- Michigan Medicine part of COVID-19 convalescent plasma trial
- 'Talkative' brain regions create self-control challenges for teens with obesity
- Origami microbots: Centuries-old artform guides cutting-edge advances in tiny machines
- Faculty commentary: Voting in Aug. 4 primary election can save Black lives
- WATCH: Postpone the presidential election?
- Faculty Q&A: Visas are vital to U.S. competitiveness
- Faculty Q&A: Coronavirus testing, immunity
- Local government leaders in Michigan generally back expanded absentee voting, other ballot reforms
In The News
- Michigan Radio U-M, other Michigan hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma
- Healio Obesity in adults associated with increased susceptibility to influenza A
- Indian Express What Delhi's serological survey tells us, why COVID numbers are falling here
- IANS (India) Mandatory BCG vaccination linked with slower Covid-19 growth
Happening @ Michigan
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All Michigan, all the time
There’s always something amazing happening at Michigan. Whether it’s on campus or around the world, our students, faculty, staff and alumni are out seizing the day as shown in the slideshow below.
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