New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies.
Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time
A new company, Omniscent, is sniffing out dangerous levels of toxic chemicals in the air
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An even smaller world’s smallest ‘computer’
The latest from IBM and now the University of Michigan is redefining what counts as a computer at the microscale.
Findings in mice show pill for breast cancer diagnosis may outperform mammograms
A new kind of imaging could distinguish aggressive tumors from benign, preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatments.
Microscale 3D printing for medicine
New “jet writing” technique can make detailed 3D structures with clinically relevant materials for future implants and cancer studies.
Fighting cancer with cancer: 3D cultured cells could drive precision therapy
U-M researchers have devised a process that can grow hundreds of cultured cancer cell masses, called spheroids, from just a few tumor cells derived from a patient.