ANN ARBOR - Our Earth is heating up because of all the carbon dioxide in the air. But even if we can suck that much CO2 out of the atmosphere, there’s still a problem: What do we do with all of it once it’s recaptured? The short answer is, put it into products. The longer
WASHINGTON DC - Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere that contribute to climate change are the highest ever recorded — and that's going back 800,000 years. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that the concentration of carbon dioxide, one of the primary greenhouse gases, hit 412.5 parts per million in 2020. That's 2.5 parts
DETROIT - There’s a new trend in the IoT space, and it’s called IoT.2. If you haven’t experienced it yet, here’s what’s happening. IoT Space Since the arrival of the term “IoT” and the switch from the M2M mindset to the IoT mindset, forward-thinking companies have raced to be first to market with “industry disruptive” or “transformative”
DETROIT - What do surgical instruments, engines on jet planes and pistons in car engines all have in common? If you answered, “They all have rubber seals,” give yourself a gold star. Granted, you might not immediately think of rubber as being a key part of these three important products, but rubber is such a
GALESBURG - Power management company Eaton announced its Vehicle Group has launched an extensive lineup of specialized differentials for electrified vehicles with comparable performance to traditional internal combustion engine vehicles. The passenger vehicle market is increasingly transitioning to electrified vehicles (EVs), and Eaton has the expertise and experience to provide the solution EV manufacturers need.
ATLANTA - Supersonic flight is arriving—in a hurry. In the last 18 months, Boom has successfully tested its XB-1 demonstrator aircraft and pre-sold 15 of its still-in-development 30-seat Overture models to United Airlines. Virgin Galactic and Rolls Royce rolled out a partnership to develop a 19-seater. Even the Russian Federation revealed plans to build a supersonic jet for commercial use.
Saginaw Township Needs Resident Survey Participation to Assist in Broadband Internet Expansion Efforts
SAGINAW TOWNSHIP – Merit Network is working with Saginaw Township by asking residents and business to fill out a survey that will demonstrate broadband need for the federal government. In some areas of Saginaw Township, high-speed Internet is not available, expensive, or unreliable. In order to bridge this “digital divide,” Saginaw Township needs to gain
DETROIT - Sales of new homes increased in July, up by 1.0 percent to a 708,000 unit annual rate. This is still well below the recent peak 993,000 unit rate from last January. Inventories continued to loosen up, increasing to 6.2 months’ worth. The median sales price of a new home increased to $390,500 in
ANN ARBOR —On a normal day, during a normal year, the University of Michigan Library's popular Computer & Video Game Archive is abuzz with activity. Since its establishment in the 1970s, the accessible, multipurpose archive has offered students, staff, faculty and the general public a space to take a break, study, conduct research or play
SOUTHFIELD — America’s deep, sometimes societal and political divisions, along with U.S. manufacturers’ lack of significant numbers of non-white middle and upper management positions, are holding the sector back in global markets, according to five business leaders Smart Manufacturing magazine gathered recently to discuss race and ethnicity in manufacturing management. This underrepresentation of people of