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Study suggests method to starve pancreatic cancer cells
  1. Study suggests method to starve pancreatic cancer cells

    Rather than attacking cancer cells directly, new cell-model research probes weaknesses in pancreatic cancer’s interactions with other cells to obtain nutrients needed for tumor growth.

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  2. How rod-shaped particles might distract an out-of-control immune response

    When white blood cells don’t know when to stop, an injection of rod-shaped particles may draw them away from a site of excessive inflammation.

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  3. Engineering immunity: Profiling COVID-19 immune responses and developing a vaccine

    As COVID-19 looks more like a disease of the immune system, a Michigan engineer is working with doctors to look at how immune responses differ between mild and severe cases.

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  4. U-M-approved face shield design guides makers addressing the PPE shortage through 3D printing

    As Ann Arbor’s maker community sprang into action making face shields, Michigan Medicine and the U-M College of Engineering offered a recommended design that is effective and straightforward to produce.

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  5. World’s most complex synthetic microparticle outdoes nature’s intricacy

    Creating and measuring intricacy in particles that could improve electronics and chemical reactions.

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  6. Containment efforts appear to step down the spread of COVID-19 from the exponential norm

    Deaths in China reflect a slower expansion of the new coronavirus, suggesting a fractal network.

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  7. U-M spinoff offers free coronavirus test kits to researchers

    The kits help researchers understand where the virus came from and how it operates.

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  8. Cancer: Faster screening to hit “undruggable” targets

    Coiled proteins could stop cancer and other diseases from overriding signals within cells.

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  9. Nanoparticle-based, bio-inspired catalyst could help make more efficient reactions affordable

    Chemical processes usually give us both mirror image versions of a molecule when we want only one.

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