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Learning from leaves

Heather Mayes is harnessing autumn’s hidden processes to improve renewable energy and even healthcare.| Short Read
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IMAGE:  Heather Mayes is harnessing autumn’s hidden processes to improve renewable energy and even healthcare.

Each fall, one of nature’s largest exchanges of biomass occurs. Most of us rake it up. Chemical Engineering professor Heather Mayes is harnessing autumn’s hidden processes to improve renewable energy and even healthcare.  Watch the video to learn more about Mayes’ research.

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Fighting cancer with cancer: 3D cultured cells could drive precision therapy

U-M researchers have devised a process that can grow hundreds of cultured cancer cell masses, called spheroids, from just a few tumor cells derived from a patient. | Medium Read