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G.G. Brown: Mentor and pioneer

A leader whose methods and means were ahead of their time, Brown remains a Michigan icon.|Medium Read

Electricity, eel-style: Soft power cells could run tomorrow’s implantables

Device generates over 100 volts from saltwater.|Short Read
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Jim Wilkes’ 5th edition published

This fall, Prentice Hall published "Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers: Microfluidics, CFD, and COMSOL Multiphysics 5," 5th Edition.|Short Read

Artificial cartilage made from Kevlar mimics the magic of the real thing

In spite of being 80 percent water, cartilage is tough stuff. Now, a synthetic material can pack even more H2O without compromising on strength.|Medium Read
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Book review: The Energy of John J. McKetta Jr.

If you are a John McKetta fan already, you’ll delight in learning more of the details behind the stories in a new book by his granddaughter, Elizabeth Sharp McKetta.|Short Read
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Cookies, coffee, chocolate and … gin?

Chemical engineering students are getting a chance to apply their chemical engineering fundamentals to many food and drink related projects|Short Read

Nanoparticles can limit inflammation by distracting the immune system

White blood cells get busy taking out the trash - it could be a lifesaver when the immune system goes haywire.|Short Read
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Rapid research funding experiment triples its money

‘MCubed’ will continue for another three-year cycle.|Medium Read
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The Biointerfaces Institute at Michigan

The Biointerfaces Institute brings together researchers from dentistry, pharmacy, engineering and medical schools.|Short Read
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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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Making the rules

A profile on Sharon Glotzer, the new Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering.|Medium Read

Q&A with Sharon Glotzer

The new chemical engineering chair lays out her vision for expanding the curriculum into the high-demand areas of data science and science & technology policy.|Medium Read