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Is lung cancer treatment working? This chip can tell from a blood draw
  1. 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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  2. Bulky additives could make cheaper solar cells last longer

    The findings could help engineers methodically find the best molecules to increase the lifespan of perovskite solar cells, rather than relying on time-consuming trial and error.

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  3. Scientists observe composite superstructure growth from nanocrystals in real time

    The findings could enable engineers to more reliably manufacture next-gen materials by combining different nanocrystals.

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  4. Nanoparticle quasicrystal constructed with DNA

    The breakthrough opens the way for designing and building more complex structures.

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  5. 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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  6. Largest U.S. investment in particle self-assembly seeks to deliver on nanotechnology’s promise

    With applications in transportation, energy, health care and more, the center includes African universities and creates opportunities for overlooked talent in the U.S.

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  7. $1.3M to improve urea fertilizer production and reduce CO2 emissions

    Rather than contributing to emissions, the production of an essential fertilizer could consume carbon dioxide, and a U-M team will explore such a method.

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  8. Nanobiotics: AI for discovering where and how nanoparticles bind with proteins

    A new tool in the fight against superbugs goes beyond protein folding simulations like AlphaFold, potentially revealing antibiotic candidates.

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  9. Making the structure of ‘fire ice’ with nanoparticles

    The structure harnesses a strange physical phenomenon and could enable engineers to manipulate light in new ways.

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  10. High number of NSF CAREER awards, with more still under review

    Sustainable fuels, democratized programming tools, and Internet censorship countermeasures are a few of the projects’ broad potential impacts.

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