Magnetic nanoparticles coated in amino acids can modulate light inexpensively at room temperature, and the findings have applications in autonomous vehicles.
Holography and LIDAR on the cheap with nanoparticle gel
U-M faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering
The most prestigious engineering association in the U.S. has named Ellen Arruda, Mark Daskin and Noboru Kikuchi among its newest members.
A crystal ball for crystal formation
Studying the role of shape in self-assembly came up accidentally as Sharon Glotzer and her colleagues were studying the properties of semiconducting nanoparticles their U-M colleagues produced.
The beginning of the amniotic sac
Amnion developed from human stem cells are being studied. Understanding infertility and pregnancy loss are one area being investigated.
Open-access automated cars to advance driverless research
New research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers to rapidly test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground.
University of Michigan Biointerfaces Institute director Joerg Lahann knew from a young age that he wanted to be a chemist.