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Nick Kotov wins 2017 ACS Award in Colloid Chemistry

The American Chemical Society has announced that Nicholas Kotov will receive the 2017 ACS Award in Colloid Chemistry. This award recognizes and encourages outstanding scientific contributions to colloid chemistry.

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Sharon Glotzer receives two AIChE honors

Sharon Glotzer has won the 2016 Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). She has also been named a Fellow of AIChE.

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Student chapter wins AIChE Outstanding Chapter Award

Student chapter wins AIChE Outstanding Chapter Award for seventh straight year!

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Research News

Blood biopsy: Releasing cancer cells for better analysis

A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.

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New surface could streamline medical tests

Light waves have been harnessed to reveal molecules in blood and other samples in real time. It could change the way allergies are diagnosed and enable new discoveries in the life sciences.

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Flexible film may lead to phone-sized cancer detector

A thin, stretchable film that can coil light waves like a Slinky could usher in more precise, less expensive monitoring for cancer survivors, helping them get better treatment with less disruption to their everyday lives.

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