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‘5-D protein fingerprinting’ could help fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

In an advance that could lead to new progress against diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, researchers have demonstrated a technique for measuring the properties of individual protein molecules.

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How a team-based approach boosts charitable lending

Charitable lenders who belong to a team contribute significantly more than those who operate on their own, according to new studies of the microlending site Kiva.org.

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A crystal ball for crystal formation

Michigan engineers use a national lab's supercomputer to predict what type of crystal patterns will arise as nanoparticles come together.

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Faculty News

Dr. Ben Jorns joins Aerospace Department faculty

The Aerospace Department welcomes Dr. Ben Jorns to the faculty as an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory.

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Aerospace Professor Joaquim Martins to serve as Principle Investigator for Michigan-AFRL partnership

Professor Joaquim Martins will lead development of a computational framework for analyzing aircraft under the Michigan-AFRL Center for Aerospace Vehicle Design collaboration.

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U-M named Air Force Research Laboratory Collaborative Center in Aerospace Vehicle Design

A team of researchers led by Michigan Aerospace Professor Joaquim Martins was selected for a highly competitive partnership with the Air Force Research Lab.

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NSF Career Grant Recipient

Thanks to Jason Mars, “Siri” could get a whole lot more effective in the years to come.

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