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Keeping drugs on the job

Computer simulations developed at the University of Michigan reveal how well drug additives stop the active ingredients from crystallizing in the digestive tract.|Medium Read
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New low-cost surgical instrument moves like a surgeon’s hand

In an era of spiraling healthcare cost concerns, a new $500 surgical instrument developed at the University of Michigan is vying to take the place of a $2 million robot for certain minimally invasive procedures.|Medium Read
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Coating method could improve temporary implants that dissolve in the body

Very even, pure coatings that promote healing may now be possible for biodegradable sutures and bone screws.|Medium Read
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‘5-D protein fingerprinting’ could help fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

In an advance that could lead to new progress against diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, researchers have demonstrated a technique for measuring the properties of individual protein molecules.|Medium Read

Sensors from head to toe – Todd Coleman makes measuring health simpler

Prof. Todd Coleman's group is tackling the challenging problem of getting high-fidelity monitoring to work affordably at home.|Medium Read
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Unstoppable

Chemical engineering graduate student Rhonda Jack's journey to become a published researcher|Short Read
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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.|Long Read
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Medical Physics Certificate Program earns CAMPEP approval

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs has given NERS Medical Physics its stamp of approval.|Medium Read
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U-M research center spurs new approach to musculoskeletal health

The newly established Michigan Integrative Musculoskeletal Health Core Center is spearheading a research model that looks at bone, muscle and connective tissue as a single system instead of individual components.|Medium Read
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The race against Zika

“This is a problem that could impact almost every one of us in our lives and in our families at some point, if not immediately then in the future. We need to solve it, and a vaccine is the only way that’s going to happen,” said U-M alum and researcher, Richard Schwartz.|Medium Read
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Universities collaborate to examine Flint water filters

Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University are conducting studies that are expected to provide additional guidance about the use of filters in Flint.|Medium Read
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Cancer stem cells: new method analyzes 10,000 cells at once

A new tool for making sense of the cells believed to cause cancer relapses and metastases.|Medium Read