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A Closer Look at Crime

Alum Chris Palenik combines high-powered microscopes and his U-M research background to help solve criminal cases.

Petroleum Experts Limited Donates MOVE Software License

Software facilitates three dimensional analysis and structural modeling of deformation of Earth's crust through time.

Seismometer Measures the Ground shaking When the Big House Celebrates

A portable seismometer was installed inside Michigan Stadium for the 2018 U-M football season as part of the Michigan Shake project devised by geologist Ben van der Pluijm. The seismometer measures the ground shaking that occurs when the Big House crowd celebrates U-M touchdowns and other big plays. 

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