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Bionic heart tissue?

U-M partners on an ambitious $20-million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. Plus: Breakthroughs in leukemia and infertility treatments.

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Straw bale house

How 22 undergrads and one fearless leader used 200 bales of straw to build U-M’s first off-the-grid structure.

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Choosing untested treatments

A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. And U-M is poised to expand access to new options.

The Aquaponics Oasis Food Production System (Image courtesy of Michelle Leach.)

(Fish) farm to table

Biomedical engineer/alum creates the ‘Oasis,’ a portable mini-ecosystem ideal for people facing food insecurity.

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Rehab: Gaming the system

Gaming technology enjoyed by millions in leisure time is finding a new audience: rehabilitation patients.