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Crash-testing concussion sensors

How head-impact sensors might one day help athletes, coaches and doctors identify more dangerous hits that could lead to concussions. Michigan Engineering researchers are helping to test a new high-profile device …

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Lab on a Chip

Scientists at the University of Michigan are developing microfluid devices to better develop and test human cells …

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U-M developing wearable tech for disease monitoring

A new wearable vapor sensor being developed at the University of Michigan could one day offer continuous disease monitoring for patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, anemia or lung disease …

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HIV testing in developing nations

U-M scientists are developing a device using nanofabrication that would more effectively analyze a blood sample to test for HIV in the developing world …

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Meningitis: Steps to prevent future contamination

U-M researchers discuss how a recent outbreak of fungal meningitis distributed through spinal steroid injections has once again brought to light the difficulty of compounding pharmaceutical companies …

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Stretchable conductors

Polyurethane studded with gold nanoparticles can conduct electricity even when stretched, Michigan engineers have discovered …

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How a Silly Putty ingredient could advance stem cell therapies

The sponginess of the environment where human embryonic stem cells are growing affects the type of specialized cells they eventually become …

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Regenerative medicine: Injectable stem cell incubator

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan has developed microscopic particles that can be tailored for different parts of the body …

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Can we print the human body?

We asked Biomedical Engineering Professor Scott Hollister to explain the process to us …

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Cancer decoy could capture malignant cells and warn of relapse A small, implantable device that researchers are calling a cancer “super-attractor” could eventually give doctors an early warning

A small, implantable device that researchers are calling a cancer “super-attractor” could eventually give doctors an early warning …

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