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MSU Researchers Monitoring Bridge Safety with Wireless Sensors

Researchers from Michigan State University in East Lansing and Washington University in St. Louis are teaming up to help solve the problem of the...
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U-M Researchers Discover Receptor Protein That Detects Cold

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have identified a receptor protein that organisms – from tiny worms to humans – use...
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Lansing’s Liquid Web, Southfield’s Nexcess Merge

Lansing’s Liquid Web, which offers managed hosting and managed applications services to server message blocks, and Southfield’s Nexcess, a managed web hosting provider for...
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Report: North American Robotics Market Up 7.2 Percent in First Half of 2019

In the first half of 2019, the North American robotics market was up 7.2 percent. Companies in the continent ordered 16,488 robots, valued at...
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Detroit’s Petram Data Debuts Petram[AI] to Maximize Consumer Marketing

Petram Data, a Detroit-based data analytics firm, has launched a new consumer marketing application called Petram that promises to provide businesses with deeper insights...

Eaton Working with India’s KPIT to Develop Next-generation Electric Mobility Technologies

Eaton, a Southfield-based power management company, is working with KPIT, a global technology company in India, to support the development of next-generation electrified mobility...
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Study: Driver Assist Technology Could Quiet Backseat Drivers

A recent study from Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn and sociologist Jess Carbino has found that driver-assist technology can help curb stressful backseat driving. The...
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Lear Corp. in Southfield Appoints Carl Esposito Senior Vice President, President of E-systems

Southfield’s Lear Corp. has appointed Carl Esposito as senior vice president and president of the company’s e-systems division. Esposito has experience as an aerospace...

Researchers at East Lansing’s MSU Find Way to Produce Nano-sized Factory

Researchers from Michigan State University in East Lansing have created a synthetic nano-sized factory based on natural ones found in bacteria. The factories help...
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Flint’s Baker College Gains National Recognition for Cyber Defense Education

Baker College, a Flint-based nonprofit college, has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the U.S....