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Phase intensity nanoscope (PINE) opens long-time investigation windows of living matter, new article authored by Dr. Somin Lee published by Nature Communications Nature
July 20, 2023

“Our genetic code doesn’t actually include enough information to encode every detail of the organization process. We want to explore the mechanisms of collective behaviors without central coordination that are like birds flying in formation—in which the system is driven by interactions between individual parts,” Somin Eunice Lee Ph.D.

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Artificially grown ‘mini-brains’ without animal components bring opportunities for neuroscience
July 13, 2023

Researchers at University of Michigan developed a method to produce artificially grown miniature brains — called human brain organoids — free of animal cells that could greatly improve the way neurodegenerative conditions are studied and, eventually, treated.

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Article authored by former Innovation Fellow Yoon-Tae Kang
February 8, 2023

Yoon-Tae Kang, former Innovation Fellow and member of Sunitha Nagrath’s lab, authored article published in Advanced Materials Technologies.

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‘Transformer’ pinwheels offer twist on nano-engineered materials
November 30, 2022

A newly discovered pinwheel structure — self-assembled from pyramid-shaped nanoparticles — may enable unique material properties that could be useful in areas like machine vision, armor, chemical and biological sensing, and more.

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Nanobiotics: Model predicts how nanoparticles interact with proteins
May 19, 2022

Developed in the VanEpps and Kotov labs, a new machine learning model that predicts interactions between nanoparticles and proteins.

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Kotov joins American Academy of Arts and Sciences
May 2, 2022

Nick Kotov was named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for his significant contributions in scholarly and professional fields.

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Recovery from muscle loss injuries hindered by immune cell conflicts
April 8, 2022

Collaborative research in the Aguilar lab showed how two of the body’s natural injury responders conflict following traumatic muscle injuries.

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Individual finger control for advanced prostheses demonstrated in primates
October 1, 2021

Developed by the Chestek lab, an electrode array implanted in the brain predicts finger motions in near real time.

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Tuteja Lab publishes review on repellent surface in Science
July 20, 2021

The Tuteja lab publishes a new review in Science on liquid-repelling surfaces and coatings.

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Newly developed implantable carbon fiber electrode developed by Chestek and Bruns labs
July 20, 2021

The tiny, implantable carbon fiber electrode developed jointly by Cindy Chestek and Tim Bruns shows promise as a long-term brain-computer interface.

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