Energy independence in Puerto Rico
The stakes are high for this U-M team that traveled 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor to Adjuntas. In collaboration with the local nonprofit Casa Pueblo, they hope to bring energy independence to “The City of the Sleeping Giant.” Retrofitting the generator and setting up the gasifier is one of the key components in this project.
In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, U-M paleolithic archeologist Brian Stewart and colleagues establish that the practice of exchanging eggshell beads over long distances spans a much longer period of time than previously thought.
Faster screening to hit “undruggable” targets
Medicines made from coiled protein fragments could provide a new handle on hard-to-treat diseases like cancer, but they are difficult to design. A new technique, developed at the University of Michigan, could change that. It can harness bacteria to produce billions of different drug candidates that won’t fall apart quickly inside the body.
Launching Solar Orbiter
For more than a decade, a U-M team helped develop the scientific payload aboard Solar Orbiter. For colleagues Sue Lepri and Jim Raines, this moment has been 13 years in the making.
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Latest COVID-19 updates
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- Common coronaviruses are highly seasonal, with most cases peaking in winter months
- U-M engineers work to disinfect N95 masks for frontline medical personnel
- Massive inequities in education exposed during pandemic
- More aid to consumers urgently needed
- U-M professors coordinate international donation efforts
- Michigan Minds: Stress and parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic
- The Conversation: Coronavirus case counts are going to go up—but that doesn't mean social distancing is a bust
- The Conversation: 7 things public schools do besides teach kids academic basics
- People seek immediate solutions to cope with fear
In The News
- Times Higher Education Fake news laws may 'catch on' during coronavirus
- New York Times US is nowhere close to reopening the economy, experts say
- Marketplace Startups always face bankruptcy risk. COVID-19 has made things worse.
- NBC News Coronavirus mask guidance remains unclear. Here's how history can help.
Happening @ Michigan
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) events may have been moved online, rescheduled, or canceled. Visit Happening@Michigan for updates.
- Apr 6 Schwarzman Scholars Virtual Visit!
- Apr 6 CANCELLED — Conversations on Europe. The European Court of Justice's Case Law on Data Privacy in Europe and Beyond
- Apr 6 Speaking Up & Speaking Out: Why the AAPI Community Must Be Politically Engaged
- Apr 10 AIM Research (VIRTUAL)
- Apr 8 Support community needs through Connect2Community
- Apr 10 The Clements Bookworm (Online)
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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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