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Bionic heart tissue: U-Michigan part of $20M center

Scar tissue left over from heart attacks creates dead zones that don’t beat. Bioengineered patches could fix that.|Medium Read

Reading cancer’s chemical clues

A nanoparticle-assisted optical imaging technique could one day read the chemical makeup of a tumor.|Medium Read

Tiny device offers insight into how cancer spreads

Researchers have developed a fluidic device to track over time which cancer cells lead the disease’s invasive march.|Medium Read
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A blood test can predict early lung cancer prognosis

Cancer cells traveling in groups through the bloodstream may signal the need for further treatment.|Medium Read
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New class of antibiotics: nanobiotics

U-M researchers Nicholas Kotov and J. Scott VanEpps are collaborating to create a new class of antibiotics known as nanobiotics.|Short Read
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Precision health pioneer named to MIT Technology Review innovator list

The national magazine recognized Jenna Wiens as one of 2017's 35 Innovators Under 35.|Short Read

Stem cells mimic key parts of human embryonic development

The method advanced by U-M cell biologists and engineers could aid the understanding of infertility and more.|Short Read

$7.75M for mapping circuits in the brain

A new NSF Tech Hub will put tools to rapidly advance our understanding of the brain into the hands of neuroscientists.|Medium Read

Science in sport

Ellen Arruda, ME professor, created a specialized batting glove for athlete Ako Thomas so that he could return to play without serious pain.|Medium Read
Laser focuses light through yogurt

Seeing through materials

By developing a fast algorithm to map out the paths light takes through yogurt, researchers aim to someday see through skin.|Medium Read
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Christine Barnett awarded AUA best session poster

IOE PhD student Christine Barnett was awarded best session poster at AUA 2017, the American Urological Association’s annual conference. |Short Read
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‘Sister cell’ profiling aims to shut down cancer metastasis

Michigan engineers release individual cells from a specially-designed chip using laser pulses.|Medium Read