Tag: University of Michigan

New Nanophotonic Material Can Turn Heat to Electricity
Engineering, Sustainable Energy, University of Michigan

New Nanophotonic Material Can Turn Heat to Electricity

A new heat-resistant nanophotonic material has broken records for stability at high temperatures, and shows promise for use to turn heat into electricity. Research at the University of Michigan might be used for more efficient electricity production from thermal radiation. A team of chemical and materials science engineers developed the material, which can control flow…

Nano-Engineered Brain Cancer Treatment Might Kill Tumor Cells and Activate Immune System
Medical Tech, University of Michigan

Nano-Engineered Brain Cancer Treatment Might Kill Tumor Cells and Activate Immune System

A new nanomedicine out of the University of Michigan uses a protein that crosses the blood-brain barrier carrying a drug that kills tumor cells and another drug that activates the immune system to fight brain cancer. That’s the news along with an announcement of $2.38 million to test the new cancer treatment in mice in Ann Arbor. The new medicine is targeting the most aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. The funding comes from the National Institutes of Health to test the technology at the University of Michigan.

What The Future Holds for Healthcare Startups
Leadership, Tech Events

What The Future Holds for Healthcare Startups

a2tech360 week in Ann Arbor continues, with What The Future Holds today to predict the trajectories of tech-related industries that have a foothold in Michigan. Panelists included Dr. Peter Adriaens and Dr. Mingyan Liu of the University of Michigan, Dr. Matthew McMahon from the National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen of NASA.

Announcing The Michigan Game Studios Database
Announcements, Fun, Gaming Dev

Announcing The Michigan Game Studios Database

University of Michigan game development professor Austin Yarger is a favorite on Cronicle Press, for introducing our readers to new indie games and AR/VR tech coming out locally. Yarger recently completed his project to turn a list of 60+ gaming studios in Michigan into a database, and we want to share it with you. The website is MichiganGameStudios.com.

University of Michigan School of Information Students Available for UX and Data Analysis Projects
Announcements, Recruiting, University of Michigan, User Experience

University of Michigan School of Information Students Available for UX and Data Analysis Projects

The University of Michigan School of Information is seeking organizations to host student projects in the 2020-2021 school year. Organizations from all industries – corporate, non-profit, governmental, health, and research institutions – that seek impact and access to high-caliber students are invited to propose a project.

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