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.
A crystal ball for crystal formation
Hurricane tracking satellites successfully launched
NASA has successfully launched a constellation of eight hurricane-tracking microsatellites in a $151 million mission that’s led by the University of Michigan.
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.
Hurricane-tracking satellite fleet readies for launch
Launch is fast approaching for a $151 million, University of Michigan-led NASA satellite mission that will help improve forecasts of hurricane track, intensity and storm surge.
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.