Autonomous vehicles set to get their own special roads in Michigan

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Meteorite That Crashed Into Michigan Contains 'Pristine' Organic Compounds

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The rapid recovery and analysis of a meteorite that fell onto a frozen lake in Michigan two years ago is illuminating the pivotal role these rocks played in delivering the basic building blocks for life to Earth.


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Michigan Will Pay $600 Million to Flint Water Crisis Survivors

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The state of Michigan is dishing out $600 million in settlement dollars for victims of the water crisis that exposed the city of nearly 100,000 to unhealthy levels of lead in their drinking water. The people of Flint are finally getting some justice.

You Can Take a Free Coursera Course on XR from the University of Michigan


The University of Michigan has an ambitious XR program that is both incorporating extended reality into education within the University and trying to create the next generation of creators through education and outreach. The University of Michigan’s XR Innovation.

AR Sports Game Allows Children Of All Abilities To Compete On A Level Playing Field


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A Nasty Pipeline Showdown Is Brewing Today in Michigan, and Canada Is Pissed

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Seizing the profits of a major oil company, making Canadians angry, tugboats causing havoc: It’s all happening in Michigan right now.

A Huge Flu Outbreak in Michigan May Be a Sign of Things to Come This Winter

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An outbreak of flu at the University of Michigan has sickened more than 500 people since early October. Local health officials have now brought in help from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate the matter, which may offer a preview of the flu season this winter.

Report: Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Will Finally Be Charged for Poisoning Flint's Water

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Former Michigan governor and certified monster Rick Snyder will catch charges for his role in the Flint water crisis, according to the Associated Press. Y’all.

8 Inventive Examples Of Immersive Technology In Education


For example, the University of Michigan Football program has created a VR tour that allows students to experience what it would be like to play at their university’s stadium.

University of Michigan to launch interdisciplinary VR program


The University of Michigan this week announced plans to launch an augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AVMR) graduate certificate. We’ve got an entertainment venue, Michigan Stadium, where we can play to live audiences of 100,000 seven times a year ,” said Thomas A. Finholt, dean of the School of Information, University of Michigan. “ The post University of Michigan to launch interdisciplinary VR program appeared first on VR World.

University Of Michigan Deploys Augmented Reality System To Aid Testing Of Automated Vehicles via.


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Around 1:26 Rudy Giuliani Farts

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If it pleases the court, I submit evidence that on December 2nd, while giving testimony at a Michigan House Oversight Committee hearing, Rudolph William Louis Giuliani farted multiple times. election 2020 rudy giuliani michigan fart farts house oversight committee

FOX Sports will offer the Michigan State vs Notre Dame game in social VR


FOX Sports has announced plans to broadcast the Michigan State vs Notre Dame football game in virtual reality, giving fans a very immersive way to enjoy the upcoming game airing on September 23. FOX is calling this a ‘social virtual reality’ experience, saying it will be available through the FOX Sports VR app available for Android, iOS, and Gear VR/Oculus. … Continue reading. Archive Fox sports virtual reality vr

13,000-Year-Old Tusk Reveals Life of 'Fred,' a Mastodon Who Died in Battle

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Giant Camels and More Treasures Discovered in Fossilized California Forest

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An Animal Friendship Thought to Have Ended 250 Million Years Ago Is Still Flourishing Off the Coast of Japan

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This Solar Crypto Mine Plan Is Stranger Than Fiction

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This Solar Crypto Mine Plan Is Stranger Than Fiction

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How One Man Turned The Busiest International Border Crossing In North America Into The Centerpiece Of His Empire

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detroit michigan central station bridges infrastructureManuel “Matty” Moroun died on Monday at 93 years old.

Joe Biden Touts Endorsement From the Guy Who Poisoned Flint, Michigan

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Joe Biden can, once again , f**k off.

No, There Isn't a ‘Glitch’ in Michigan Election Software That Flipped Thousands of Trump Votes

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2020 election trump trump administration voting voting machines voting infrastructure michiganDispelling every b t election conspiracy that’s inundated the internet this week would be a full-time job in and of itself, but one particularly insidious theory has blown up to such a ridiculous degree that it deserves to be set straight. Read more.

Michigan Republicans Want to Legally Protect Their 'Right to Be Wrong Without Being Told So'

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Republicans! They just love their live-action role-playing, don’t they folks. They’re still questing to find the magic law that will stop the nefarious Silicon Valley leftists and antifa journalists from censoring the land of Real America. The latest proposal?

Meditative breathing and VR combo reduces pain without drugs


Researchers at the University of Michigan have combined the ancient tradition of meditative breathing with modern technology, namely a virtual reality headset.

The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

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Would You Eat a Windmill? These Scientists Hope So.

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That poses an obviously large problem given their size, but researchers at Michigan State University are working on a novel solution: a newly developed… Read more.

A 'Fast-Moving' E. Coli Outbreak Is Hospitalizing People in the Midwest, CDC Warns

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At least 29 people in Michigan and Ohio have been sickened by the same strain, while nine have been hospitalized, but more cases may emerge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is raising alarm over what it describes as a “fast-moving” outbreak of Escherichia coli bacteria.

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Disaster Fatigue Is Real—and the Coronavirus Could Make It Worse

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Rains overwhelmed unmaintained dams in Michigan. Hurricane season has begun with a roar. The West is threatened by wildfires. Arizona is blanketed in a heat wave. At the same time, we are living through a combined health, political, economic, racial, and climate crisis. Read more.

Uber Sued for Failing to Deactivate Mass Shooter Prior to Kalamazoo Rampage

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A passenger who rode with Jason Dalton—the Uber driver convicted of a 2016 shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan—is suing Uber for allegedly misrepresenting its safety protocols and failing to provide an incident report service.

Trump's Favorite Covid Adviser: We're Really Not Doing Enough to Collaborate With the Virus

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The Trump administration’s pseudoscience advocate on the White House coronavirus task force, Dr. Scott Atlas, is urging the population of Michigan to, uh, stage some sort of rebellion in solidarity with the novel coronavirus.

An Oil Spill Shut Down a Great Lakes Shipping Route, but You Probably Didn't Hear About It

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Mary’s River at the Ontario, Canada-Michigan border halted boat traffic between Lake Superior and Lake Huron for about three hours. On Thursday afternoon, an oil spill into the St.

Biden Launches Federal Probe Into International Ransomware Attack That Hit 1,000+ Companies

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intelligence agencies to investigate the sophisticated ransomware attack that has ensnared more than 1,000 companies worldwide, he told reporters on Saturday during a trip to Michigan to promote his infrastructure package. President Joe Biden has ordered U.S.

Magic Leap & AT&T Team Up to Bring Fans 'Fantastic Beasts' AR Movie Experience in Chicago

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Don't Miss: The 5 Most Innovative Augmented Reality Products of 2018 The special experience, which is only available to the public at AT&T's Michigan Avenue store in Chicago, was revealed by Magic Leap on Sunday via Twitter. Despite less than glowing reviews from critics, the latest installment from the Harry Potter spinoff movie series, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, is winning at the box office.

A Woman's Tragic Covid-19 Death Traced to Tainted Donated Lungs, Report Finds

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Doctors say that a Michigan woman’s untimely death last fall was caused by covid-19 unknowingly spread through a double lung transplant. It’s likely the first clear case of covid-19 linked to transplantation. Another doctor contracted the viral illness through the procedure, but survived.

New Research Exposes Weird Tsunamis Caused by Gravity Waves

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On April 13, 2018, a huge swell of water broke on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. It was a tsunami, one far from any fault line typically associated with the ginormous waves. This was a meteotsunami, a wall of water forged from the air conditions above it. Read more.

A Woman Pleads Guilty to Using RentAHitman.Com to Try to Kill Her Ex-Husband for $5,000

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Wendy Wein, a 52-year-old Michigan… Read more. The very real website asks visitors a simple question: “Got a problem that needs resolving?”

What It's Like to Live With a Giant Brain Cyst

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In June 2017, Michigan doctor Jennifer De Longpre published a report in the New England Journal of Medicine detailing a highly peculiar case she had come across in 2016: a then 26-year-old man with a brain cyst so big that it took up half of his skull and had started to cause neurological problems, including seizures. Read more.

Epic Games Awarded Grants to 31 XR Projects in 2021 Through the $100M MegaGrants Fund

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University of Michigan – AR System for Lunar EVAs (United States). Since 2019 Epic Games (well known as the creators of Unreal Engine & Fortnite ) has run the Epic MegaGrants program, a $100 million fund to financially support projects built with Unreal Engine.

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