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Lake MichiganScience and Technology

  Imagine the possibility of being able to predict the future. With a new clinical tool created by University of Michigan researcher Jimo Borjigin and her team, some doctors might be able to prevent the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the

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Science and Technology

When 18-year-old Dylan Rose learned the specifications for Google Glasses, he wasn’t impressed. To him, the idea of a device designed to perform like a smart-phone, except hands-free and mounted on the user’s head, seemed “ugly, expensive and impractical.” So, he did what any good inventor would do: He came

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Science and Technology

Invention is as much a part of the Great Lakes region as perch and walleye. Because of its access to waterways and large-scale shipping, the region always has been a hub of innovation. Rini Paiva, vice president for selection and recognition at the National Inventors Hall of Fame in North

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Lake ErieScience and Technology

To have a girls-only week, or to not? That is the question when we are planning our Summer Manufacturing Institute STEM-based summer camp. I hear variations of the question from seasoned adults all the way down to my nine-year-old son. Why do only girls get to go that week? “Sometimes,”

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Business and EconomyScience and Technology

On a recent trip to Nevada, my husband and I rediscovered the Great Lakes’ automotive industry. As we walked through the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada, we rounded a corner, and there she was. A 1914 Detroit Electric, built by the Anderson Electric Car Company. She sat parked in a

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