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State officials said “several dogs" have fallen ill with the same symptoms in the state’s northern Lower Peninsula with an illness similar to canine parvovirus.
Health Authorities Investigate Deadly Illness Among Northern Michigan Dogs

State and federal agencies are investigating an unknown illness that's sickened dogs in northern Michigan and killed at least 30 canines in one county after they exhibited signs of a parvo-like illness.

Tate Ellwood-Mielewski test drives on a simulator at the University of Michigan, Friday, April 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
University of Michigan Study to Help Those With Autism Improve Driving

University of Michigan researchers are studying how well people with autism spectrum disorder can detect road hazards, and plan to assist the young motorists in sharpening their driving skills.

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EV Myths: Test Driving Common Claims About Electric Vehicles in Michigan

People have strong opinions on EVs. We've circled around with the facts on some of the most common claims.

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Michigan’s Manufacturing Hot Streak Continues With 1,200 New Jobs at Battery Facility

“Michigan was a natural choice to our commitment of building an impactful global business because of its rich pool of talent, being close to the geographic epicenter of the automotive industry and its strong support."

Janellyn Woo films an episode of Curious Crew.
Meet the Michigan Teen Who Is Bringing Science Lessons to Your Living Room

Macomb County native Janellyn Woo has her own segment on TV. With it, the teenage student’s goal is to get more young girls into STEM.

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 27: Many cars were abandoned at this I-96 overpass of Pacific Ave. causing the freeway to become impassible where the water was over 2 feet deep due to the torrential rains of the previous day during the day on I-96 freeway in Northwest Detroit on Saturday June 26, 2021 in Detroit, MI.
Here’s How Science and Infrastructure Projects Can Help Highways Recover Faster from Flooding

With floodwaters still draining off I-94, how long the highway will be closed isn't known. But there are ways to recover from future floods faster.

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Once-in-a-Millennium ‘Christmas Star’ to Light up the Sky as Jupiter and Saturn Cross Paths

Michiganders can see one of the most significant astrological events as the two largest planets will appear to merge together in the night sky.