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Nicholas Kotov, Joseph B and Florence V Cejka Professor of Engineering, and J. Scott VanEpps, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, are collaborating to create a new class of antibiotics known as nanobiotics. By bringing together their expertise from their respective disciplines, the two are engineering these nanoparticles to battle specific antibiotic resistant bacteria that are especially a problem for medical devices.
“Labyrinth” chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells
A breast cancer clinical trial relies on a hydrodynamic maze to capture cancer stem cells from patient blood.
Using University of Michigan buildings as batteries
How a building’s thermal energy can help the power grid accommodate more renewable energy sources.