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Using a real-world outbreak as a test case, researchers may have discovered a way to slow the spread of superbugs.
Three-dimensional, lab-grown cells may one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer.
U-M engineers develop advanced space engine to propel humans to Mars; it’s breaking records for operating current, power, and thrust.
Donated tissue from the brain tumor of 5-year-old Chad Carr provides cancer researchers with critical clues.
The opioid epidemic has created a surge in donor organs. But despite their safety record, organs that could save lives often go unused.
U-M partners on an ambitious $20-million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. Plus: Breakthroughs in leukemia and infertility treatments.
As a scientist in the late ’60s, Rowena Matthews, PhD ’69, redefined gender norms in the lab. And that was before she hit the airwaves.
A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. And U-M is poised to expand access to new options.
Biomedical engineer/alum creates the ‘Oasis,’ a portable mini-ecosystem ideal for people facing food insecurity.