Ann Arbor-based Merit Network Inc., the provider of advanced networking services to Michigan’s education and nonprofit community, has become a participant in the Internet2 NET+ Regional Partner Program.
The Showcase sales apps produced by Ann Arbor’s Logic Solutions Inc. are now available at the Google Play store for Android tablets.
Merit Network Inc., the connectivity and network services provider to Michigan government, educational institutions and nonprofits, announced it had completed several upgrades to its statewide, fiber-optic backbone.
Like a spring connecting two swings, light can act as a glue that binds together the quantum mechanical properties of two vastly different materials used for electronics. The effect could harness the most useful characteristics from each material for hybrid solar cells and high efficiency lighting.
A new study led by the University of Michigan says nutrient pollution into Lake Erie needs to be cut nearly in half to reduce the size of the annual Lake Erie “dead zone” to an acceptable level. Complicating matters: climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult, and the rise of a type of phosphorous that algae really like to eat.
Dangerous levels of lead, other toxic metals and toxic flame retardants were found in most Mardi Gras beads tested by Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center.
Former kicker Brendon Gibbons was expelled for sexual misconduct last September; four years after an 18-year-old student accused Gibbons of raping her at a frat party.
The University of Michigan’s 2013 Sustainability Progress Reprot shows the university’s continuing successes in green education, research and operations.
Residents are expected to vote on a proposed public transit tax to raise nearly $4.4 million in annual funding to implement a five-year transit improvement plan.
From the world-changing to the humble to the just plain cool, dozens of business ideas were named winners of startup funding and grants totaling $113,000 Monday by the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.