• The Science of Small

    Labs at U-M's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts are using Nobel Prize-winning microscope techniques to look closely at what was once invisibly tiny — molecules moving around inside of cells. The new view magnifies some major possibilities for how we may one day see the world.

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  • Tracking toxicity in Lake Erie

    U-M researchers are using state-of-the-art genomics and environmental chemistry to study the toxicity of algal blooms in Lake Erie caused by nutrients from farm runoff. They hope the study results can be incorporated into computer-based ecological models used to forecast harmful algal blooms.

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  • Saving babies’ lives with 3D printing

    Three boys — with the same life-threatening condition, a terminal form of tracheobronchomalacia — became the first in the world to benefit from groundbreaking 3-D printed devices that kept their airways open, restored their breathing and saved their lives at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

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  • Building a better refugee camp

    Recent U-M architecture graduate Bjornar Haveland is spending a year researching how to improve the quality of life in refugee camps. He is the latest recipient of U-M's Wallenberg Fellowship, awarded to graduating seniors committed to service and the public good.

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