Mcity at the University of Michigan has outlined a test track-based concept for evaluating the safety of highly automated vehicles before they’re tested on public roads that could emerge as a model for a voluntary standard for safety testing.
For the first time, Mcubed has distributed funding to faculty from all three University of Michigan campuses.
Imagine taking a pill that would help you stave off the flu and potentially prevent secondary infections like pneumonia.
Higher education institutions that prioritize diversity both in employment numbers and an inclusive climate lessen the psychological disparities among faculty of color, a new University of Michigan study found.
High-achieving, low-income students who received personalized commitment of financial aid are more than twice as likely to apply, be admitted to and enroll in a top-tier university, according to a new University of Michigan study.
When your doctor asks how often you exercise, do you give her an honest answer? How about when she asks what you’ve been eating lately? If you’ve ever stretched the truth, you’re not alone.
An extremely messy personal space seems to lead people to believe the owner of that space is more neurotic and less agreeable, say University of Michigan researchers.
Psychologists from U-M’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses explored the degree of messiness in one’s workspace and how it affects perceptions of the owner’s personality.
Research expenditures at the University of Michigan reached a record high in fiscal year 2018, helping spur advancements in a variety of areas ranging from mobility and opioid addiction to sustainability and the arts.
They look to be one of the top Black Friday bargains this year — those smart speakers like Alexa and Google Home that can give you the weather forecast, turn on your favorite tunes or arm the alarm on your house.
Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law enforcement investigations, according to a new study from Bright Line Watch.
Augmented reality technology can accelerate testing of connected and automated vehicles by 1,000 to 100,000 times, and reduce additional testing costs — beyond the price of physical vehicles — to almost zero, according to a new white paper published by Mcity.
Driving research that will lead to more personalized therapies and patient care is the focus of the latest A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute grants program, which recently announced its first two awardees.
The Michigan economy, with nine years of uninterrupted job growth from the third quarter of 2009 to the third quarter of 2018, sits on the brink of the longest period of job growth since the World War II era, University of Michigan economic forecasters say.
Electricity-generating windows and high-temperature solar power are the aims of two new University of Michigan projects, funded with a total of $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office.
A $3 million gift from Toyota Motor Corp. endows the first named professorship in artificial intelligence at the University of Michigan and provides additional funding to support AI and robotics faculty.
Voters will have their voices heard during Tuesday's midterm elections. Walter Mebane, professor of political science and statistics, is an expert on election forensics, a field devoted to using statistical methods to determine whether the results of an election accurately reflect the intentions of the electors.
In an effort to improve American competitiveness in high-intensity laser research, the U.S. Department of Energy has established LaserNetUS, a $6.8 million initiative that involves the University of Michigan — one of the field’s pioneers.
University of Michigan researchers are part of a new, federally funded effort to understand and prevent toxic algal blooms that plague portions of the Great Lakes and impact freshwater sources around the world.
University of Michigan researchers have refined a gas-sniffing device so it can detect poisonous gases and explosives in less than half a second.
The laser-based method could be used as a security device in airports or to monitor for pollutants or toxins in the environment.
With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites.