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University of Michigan student Steven Czyz wears a nuclear radiation detector in the Detecction for Nuclear Nonproliferation Group Lab in the UM Cooley Building, Photo: Joseph Xu, Michgian Engineering Communications and Marketing

UM Gets $25M Federal Grant To Work Against Nuclear Material Spread

A University of Michigan engineering professor will lead a new $25 million project to help nations with nuclear power safeguard their materials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

Behind The Drywall

Get A Glimpse Of A High Tech Home In Next ‘Behind The Drywall’ Tour

The green design, building and remodeling company Meadowlark Builders will conduct tours of a new custom home under construction in Ann Arbor Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

Rubicon Genomics

Rubicon Genomics Adds New Distributors For DNA Library Prep Kits

Rubicon Genomics Inc. announced that it has partnered with additional distributors to expand availability of its DNA library preparation products, including its ThruPLEX-FD Prep Kits and PicoPLEX DNA-seq Kits for use with Illumina next-generation sequencing systems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

Michigan Hybrid Racing

Mexican Auto Supplier Joins UM Hybrid Racing Team As Sponsor

SanLuis Rassini, a supplier of suspension and brake components in North America and Brazil, said Monday it had made a donation to become a silver-level sponsor for the University of Michigan’s student-run Michigan Hybrid Racing team for their 2014 season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

Comerica Park. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Matt’s Favorites: Spring Has Sprung, Money Smart Week, Gardening Apps And Much More

FINALLY! Finally finally finally finally. Fifty degrees Sunday and even better Monday and Tuesday, and the last bit of filthy slush is disappearing from the shady spots around town. It won’t be long now until [...]

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2014

Microsoft store

Microsoft, Software Startup Host Autism Events Throughout April

The Microsoft store at Somerset North in Troy will host a series of events on autism in April in partnership with InSilico, a company founded by West Bloomfield Township resident Calvin Gee that produces software to help children with autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

WWJ photo / Matt Roush

Visteon Shows Off High-Tech Car Interiors

The dashboard of your car is about to become a video screen — maybe two or three feet wide by a foot or so tall. You may even be able to watch video on it. Or use it as a display for your laptop or tablet. Or use it for live video conferences. Of course, not while you’re driving. Well, unless the car is driving itself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014


Matt’s Favorites: Big API Order, Big MSU Gift, ‘Lasers,’ And Much More

So here we are at the end of another week. And what’s on the other side? BASEBALL! AND FIFTY DEGREES! And it just keeps getting better, both in the tech world and everywhere. Enjoy the latest news!

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014


UM-Designed Satellite Mission Passes NASA Review Milestone

A new system to study and predict the formation and behavior of hurricanes, designed at the University of Michigan, has received a preliminary review go-ahead by NASA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

UpTo Update

UpTo Upgrade ‘Layers’ Event Calendar

If you wonder what the Detroit app developer UpTo has been up to, well, it’s an upgrade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014