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  1. 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.

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  2. Reading cancer’s chemical clues

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

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  3. Solar storm: U-M model’s predictions ‘a remarkable achievement’

    A space weather tool Michigan Engineers developed was used to produce animations that show predictions of how the recent storm would distort Earth’s magnetic field.

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  4. Getting people moving – Walking exoskeletons could mobilize disabled patients

    Prof. Jessy Grizzle has long said that his work in robotics could one day be used to help the disabled. Now he and his group, alongside French company Wandercraft, are working to make that claim a reality in the form of walking exoskeletons.

  5. Hurricane Irma: Engineering researchers involved in forecasts and more

    Michigan Engineering professors offer insights into the storm and discuss the ways in which they’re tracking it.

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  6. From rodent to robot

    How a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion

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  7. Latest two-legged walking robot arrives at Michigan

    Built to handle falls, and with two extra motors in each leg, the new robot will help U-M roboticists take independent robotic walking to a whole new level.

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  8. “Learning database” speeds queries from hours to seconds

    Verdict can make databases deliver answers more than 200 times faster while maintaining 99 percent accuracy.

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  9. 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.

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  10. BigANT tackles the wave field

    Prof. Shai Revzen’s lab in ECE has developed an inexpensive technique to rapidly fabricate a variety of useful robots.