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Injectable ‘Bone Spackling’: A Cell Therapy Approach to Heal Complex Fractures

Biomedical Engineering Professor Jan Stegemann and team minimize the need for invasive surgeries to repair severe bone damage or loss. Instead, they developed injectable stem cells to spur bone regeneration. July 31, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #HealthandWellness #Science #BiomedicalEngineering #healthcare #Medicine #Innovation #JanStegemann ​​​​​​​​​​​


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East Coast Cities Emitting Twice as Much Methane as EPA Estimated

Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Assistant Professor Eric Kort and team find double the level of methane and ten times the amount of natural gas as estimated by the EPA, in the air of five major East Coast cities. July 23, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #ClimateSciences #ClimateChange #EricKort ​​​​​​​​​


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Overuse, or One Bad Move? New View on ACL Tears Prompt Questions on How Athletes Train

Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Professor James Ashton-Miller discovers that ACL tears may be due to continuous strain from repeated motion, rather than the one swift motion that was believed to cause the tear. July 29, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Athletics #Health/Wellness #SportsMedicine #BiomedicalEngineering #Medicine #JamesAshton-Miller


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Sustainable Biofuel: Design Principles for Bioengineered Microbe Catalysts

Chemical Engineering Professors Fei Wen and Robert Ziff explain their research on extracting sugars from the cellulose materials of plants, like woody stems and corn stalks, in order to stop using corn kernels for biofuel. July 22, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Energy #ChemicalEngineering #Biology #FeiWen #RobertZiff


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Toward Molecular Computers: First Measurement of Single-molecule Heat Transfer

Mechanical Engineering Professors Edgar Meyhofer and Pramod Reddy construct a device with the capacity and sensitivity to test heat transfer along a single molecule, rather than a string of atoms, increasing the possibility of molecular-powered computers. July 19, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Science #MechanicalEngineering #ComputerScience #Energy #EdgarMeyhofer #PramodReddy


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Hands-on in the Amazon

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Valeriy Ivanov and graduate student Elizabeth Agee set up sensors in the Amazon Rainforest to better understand how this precious ecosystem will respond to climate change. July 11, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #nature #ClimateChange #ValeriyIvanov ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Funding a New Transportation Revolution: Liu Congressional Testimony

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Henry Liu testifies for funding the extensive research needed to revolutionize transportation systems, including the implementation of connected and automated vehicles. July 12, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #EnvironmentandSustainability #AutonomousVehicles #Transportation #Finance #Development #HenryLiu ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​


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‘Digital Alchemy’ to Reverse-engineer New Materials

U-M Department Chair of Chemical Engineering Sharon Glotzer uses digital alchemy, or working backwards from the desired material, to obtain the necessary particles for developing that material. July 5, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #ChemicalEngineering #MaterialsScience #Chemistry #ComputerScience #SharonGlotzer ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedScience ​​


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Kirigami Can Spin Terahertz Rays in Real Time to Peer into Biological Tissue

College of Engineering Professors Nicholas Kotov and Ted Norris discover that Terahertz radiation, the band of electromagnetic waves used in airport scanners, can be spun by the Kirigami device to examine internal biological tissues. July 1, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #HealthandWellness #ElectricalEngineering #ComputerScience #BiomedicalEngineering #NicholasKotov #TedNorris ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Cracking the Cochlea: U-M Team Creates Mathematical Model of Ear’s Speech Center

Mechanical Engineering Professor Karl Grosh uses optical coherence tomography (OCT) to create the first complete computer model of the cochlea, the part of the ear responsible for processing speech. June 21, 2019. #JamesLynch #KarlGrosh # #Engineering #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #web-article #scienceandtechnology #HealthandWellness #MechanicalEngineering #ComputerScience #Mathematics #Otolaryngology ​​​​​​​​​​​​