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Ford Helped Ann Arbor Become a Living Lab for City Mobility, Detroit Part of...

Ann Arbor has become a real-time city mobility laboratory with the help of Ford Motor Co. and its City Insights Platform of advanced software...
knee surgery robot

Henry Ford Health System Expands Robot-assisted Surgery for Knee Replacements

Robot-assisted knee replacement surgery now is being offered at six Henry Ford Health System locations. The new technology offers improved alignment accuracy, though the...

Consortium Works to Interest Michigan Students in Future Energy Jobs

A consortium of Michigan energy companies is working to recruit and train high school and college students for future jobs in the state’s energy...
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Researchers at Ann Arbor’s U-M Use Unstable Metals to Make Drugs Break Down in...

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have found a way to make insoluble drugs dissolve using unstable metal organic frameworks. A 2012...

Mercedes-Benz, Comfort Motion Global Launch New Motion Seating Technology

Germany’s Mercedes-Benz is launching a new automotive seat with Indiana-based Comfort Motion Global, which offers motion seating software. Unlike traditional massage seating, this technology...
BAE electric bus

BAE Systems Unveils Next-generation Electric Propulsion System for Transit Buses

Electric propulsion system supplier BAE Systems, which has a defense division in Sterling Heights, recently unveiled its next-generation full-battery-electric power and propulsion system for...
LTU Centrepolis Accelerator

Southfield’s Lawrence Tech Dedicates Centrepolis Accelerator

Lawrence Technological University in Southfield dedicated the Centrepolis Accelerator, which offers high-tech prototyping and virtual reality equipment. Early clients represent a variety of industries...
U-M Solar Car team with Electrum

Solar Car Team from Ann Arbor’s U-M Takes Third in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge...

Ann Arbor’s University of Michigan Solar Car team took third place at this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia and was the only...
roofing octocopter

U-M Research Team Developing Autonomous ‘Octocopter’ Roofing Drone

Student researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor are developing an autonomous drone that nails shingles to a roof, a gadget that...
Extracellular vesicles delivering treatment to cancer cells

Researchers at East Lansing’s MSU Use Microscopic Bubbles to Carry Drugs to Cancer Cells

Cells in the human body release nano-sized bubbles that transfer genetic material such as DNA and RNA to other cells. These bubbles could carry...

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