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U-M team receives NIH grant for collaborative research to speed ARDS diagnosis
  1. U-M team receives NIH grant for collaborative research to speed ARDS diagnosis

    University of Michigan researchers examine if molecular compounds in exhaled breath could lead to improved diagnosis and tracking of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

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  2. Is lung cancer treatment working? This chip can tell from a blood draw

    By trapping and concentrating tiny numbers of cancer cells from blood samples, the device can identify whether a treatment is working at the four-week mark.

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  3. Squishy, metal-free magnets to power robots and guide medical implants

    Strong enough to move soft robots and medical capsules, weak enough to not ruin MRI images

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  4. Better prosthetics: $3M to develop more natural robotic leg control

    An effort to create a control model that moves seamlessly between different activities like standing, walking and climbing stairs is renewed by the National Institutes of Health.

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  5. Tumor-destroying soundwaves receive FDA approval for liver treatment in humans

    Technique developed at the University of Michigan provides a non-invasive alternative to surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer.

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  6. AI tool helps optimize antibody medicines

    Machine learning points out why antibodies fail to stay on target, binding to molecules that aren’t markers of disease—and suggests better designs.

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  7. New kind of superresolution explores cell division

    Interactions between structures at the nanoscale sync up with the way the whole cell contracts and expands during this vital process.

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  8. New sensation

    Not only can research participants control a prosthetic hand with their minds—now they can begin to “feel” it, too.

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  9. AI could run a million microbial experiments per year

    Automation uncovers combinations of amino acids that feed two bacterial species and could tell us much more about the 90% of bacteria that humans have hardly studied.

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  10. Study finds exhaled breath could enhance detection, diagnosis of COVID-19 and variants

    Research suggests volatile organic compounds in breath could mark distinction between COVID-19, variants and non-COVID illnesses.

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