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“Labyrinth” chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells
  1. “Labyrinth” chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells

    A breast cancer clinical trial relies on a hydrodynamic maze to capture cancer stem cells from patient blood.

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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. From rodent to robot

    How a hopping mouse and information theory could inform robotic locomotion

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  5. 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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  6. “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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  7. 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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  8. Autonomous robot construction is here

    U-M researchers have developed modeling techniques that will help on-site construction robots with autonomous decision making.

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  9. 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.

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  10. Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

    EXPERTS: A new electronic lead sensor, potentially costing around $20, could keep an eye on home and city water quality, alerting residents and officials to the presence of lead within nine days. The University of Michigan researchers are seeking partners to bring the technology to market. The Flint water crisis showed the nation that old […]

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