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New technology could lead to tailor-made cancer treatments

In a development that could lead to a deeper understanding of cancer and better early-stage treatment of the disease, University of Michigan researchers devised a way to grow a certain type of cancer cells from patients outside the body for study.|Medium Read
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Prof. Michael Flynn elected IEEE Fellow for contributions to analog-digital interfaces

Flynn has achieved important breakthroughs in the performance and energy efficiency of analog-digital interfaces.|Short Read

Prof. Raj Nadakuditi awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award for research that could help reveal the brain’s secrets

His research will impact the ability to investigate the structure of brain circuits through the use of optical imaging techniques.|Short Read
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Mapping the brain with lasers

Yoon is leading a team that will design new light sources with lasers capable of zooming in on individual neuron circuits within the brain. |Short Read
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Fighting lung cancer: Faster image processing for low-radiation CT scans

This advance could be important for fighting lung cancers, as symptoms often appear too late for effective treatment.|Short Read
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Faster image processing to fight lung cancer

With $1.9 million from the National Institutes of Health, Jeffrey Fessler leads a team at U-M to make low-radiation CT scans viable for lung cancer screening.|Short Read
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Thomas Frost receives Best Paper Award for achieving a HQ QD red laser

Lasers emitting in the 600nm wavelength range have applications in medicine, optical information processing, optical storage, and more. |Short Read
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Celebrating Gérard Mourou: From ultrafast to extreme light

Mourou put the University on the map in ultrafast optics when he established the Center for Ultrafast Optical Science in 1991. |Short Read
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Eric Michielssen receives IEEE APS Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award

This award is in recognition of being an outstanding educator, mentor and role model for the next generation of faculty members.|Short Read
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T-ray converts light to sound for weapons detection, medical imaging

U-M researchers demonstrated a unique terahertz detector and imaging system that could bridge the terahertz gap.|Short Read
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Listening to bipolar disorder: Smartphone app detects mood swings via voice analysis

A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person’s voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports. |Medium Read
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Students to use IBM Watson Cognitive Computing System in class

Michigan is one of seven universities IBM is partnering with to give students access to the technology. |Short Read