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Switchbacks and spikes: Parker Solar Probe data consistent with 20-year-old theory

U-M Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering professors Lennard Fisk and Justin Kasper have found data is starting to create a clearer picture of the sun’s magnetic activity, which may bolster our ability to predict dangerous solar events. April 29, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering ...

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‘Largest Radio Telescope in Space’ to Improve Solar Storm Warnings

Michigan Engineering Professor Justin Kasper was chosen by NASA to lead a 62.5 million dollar mission that will help provide better information about the sun's radiation for spacecrafts and astronauts to travel through. March 30, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article ...

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For Necessary Eye Exams, a New Breath Shield Protects Patients and Doctors

Michigan Engineering Associate Research Scientist Lauro Ojeda develop an expanded breath shield that can provide greater protection to both patients and doctors for necessary eye exams during COVID-19. April 1, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article ...

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Lockdown for Space Agencies Put Research Projects in Limbo

Michigan Engineering professors and research scientists who have been working with NASA and European Space Agency have had projects altered due to COVID-19, and they discuss the future of their work. April 2, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter ...

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Non-thermal Plasma Can Inactivate Airborne Viral Threat to Pigs

Michigan Engineering Professor Herek Clack et al. conduct research that shows the most costly diseases facing the pork industry are caused by a virus rendered harmless by a cold plasma reactor developed at the University of Michigan. March 10, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web...

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Implantable Cancer Traps Could Provide Earlier Diagnosis and Help Monitor Treatment

Biomedical Engineering Chair Lonnie Shea reveals research on a small device that can detect cancer cells that would replace current invasive organ biopsies. October 29, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #HealthandWellness #Science ...

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Cracking the Cochlea: U-M Team Creates Mathematical Model of Ear’s Speech Center

Mechanical Engineering Professor Karl Grosh uses optical coherence tomography (OCT) to create the first complete computer model of the cochlea, the part of the ear responsible for processing speech. June 21, 2019. #JamesLynch #KarlGrosh # #Engineering #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter ...