May 25, 2023
$9.8M to boost connected vehicle research at U-M
A new $9.8 million federal grant will assist efforts at U-M to deploy cellular vehicle-to-everything technology, allowing a new generation of cars to exchange safety-enhancing data with the world around them.
May 24, 2023
U-M launches institute to accelerate quantum research, education
U-M will invest $55 million to launch a multidisciplinary Quantum Research Institute and recruit up to eight new faculty members with expertise in quantum.
May 24, 2023
U-M only U.S. university helping build massive telescope
The Extremely Large Telescope — the largest optical telescope ever built — could change everything we know about the universe, and U-M is the only U.S. university involved in building it.
May 16, 2023
Researchers look at genetic maintenance of same-sex sexual behavior
LSA professor Jianzhi Zhang and graduate student Siliang Song are exploring why the many genes associated with same-sex sexual behavior have not been eliminated from the human genome over time.
May 15, 2023
Can artificial intelligence teach machines to be curious?
We know more about Mars than our own oceans and lakes. Artificial intelligence may help provide answers by “teaching” machines to more effectively map what lies beneath the waves.
May 15, 2023
U-M experts: Focus should be on AI’s societal risks and benefits
U-M professors Nigel Melville and Shobita Parthasarathy have studied the rise of artificial intelligence and share their insights on its implications across business, society and the culture at large.
May 11, 2023
Q&A: Maybe the best gift for mom is giving her a break
Mother’s Day should serve as a reminder to mothers to be good to themselves and to celebrate their accomplishments, says Brenda Volling, professor of psychology.
May 10, 2023
Michigan doctors hesitant to authorize medical cannabis use
Although cannabis is legal in Michigan, doctors in the state are hesitant to authorize their patients to use the drug, according to a study based on a survey of university-affiliated physicians.
May 9, 2023
AI could run a million microbial experiments per year
An artificial intelligence system that enables robots to conduct autonomous scientific experiments could a drastic leap forward in areas from medicine to agriculture to environmental science.
May 4, 2023
Expert Q&A: Race relations won’t improve overnight
U-M sociologist Alford Young Jr. puts into context what must happen to eliminate deadly encounters that, in recent cases, has led to Black youths being killed in regular situations by white citizens.