A “dream team” of experts in sensors, electronics, data analysis and neuroscience has been awarded a $5 million grant to help unravel the mysteries of the brain and cross-train a group of internationally-connected neuroscientists and engineers.
$5M for international neurotechnology “dream team”
$3M upgrade complete at leading lab for emulating radiation damage
With new equipment that makes it the best in the world for quickly recreating the radiation damage sustained by materials inside nuclear reactors, the Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory (MIBL) marked its grand re-opening yesterday.
U-Michigan’s unique MCubed seed grants start 2nd cycle
MCubed is a one-of-a-kind seed funding program designed to spark innovative research without traditional peer review.
Cancer “decoy” shows potential for breast cancer treatment
A small, implantable device that researchers are calling a cancer “super-attractor” could eventually give doctors an early warning of relapse in breast cancer patients and even slow the disease’s spread to other organs in the body.
U-M opens Mcity test environment for connected and driverless vehicles
The University of Michigan today opened Mcity, the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars.
Mercury MESSENGER nears epic mission end
A spacecraft that carries a sensor built at the University of Michigan is about to crash into the planet closest to the sun — just as NASA intended.