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October 6, 2015
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UChicago researchers develop artificial, bonelike material for use with medical devices

Researchers have developed a new approach for better integrating medical devices with biological systems. The researchers, led by Bozhi Tian, assistant professor in chemistry at the University of Chicago, have developed the first skeleton-like silicon spicules ever prepared via chemical … Continue reading

September 20, 2014
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UCLA to develop ‘brain prosthesis’ to help brain-injured patients recover memory

As part of a major federal initiative, UCLA has been awarded $15M to create a wireless, implantable device that could restore memory to millions UCLA has been tapped by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to spearhead an innovative project … Continue reading

August 30, 2014
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GTRI Helps Develop Improved Telemedicine System to Connect Doctors with Autism Patients in Rural Georgia

To get the best care for her three autistic children, Mandi Larkin would drive three hours from her family’s home in Tifton, Ga., to Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta. The drive to and from Atlanta was exhausting. Missed work, missed … Continue reading

December 29, 2013
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MU Researchers Develop Advanced Three-Dimensional “Force Microscope”

Innovation could lead to faster drug therapies and increased understanding of proteins on the microscopic level COLUMBIA, Mo. – Membrane proteins are the “gatekeepers” that allow information and molecules to pass into and out of a cell. Until recently, the … Continue reading

August 19, 2013
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A new look at how to evaluate teachers

ANN ARBOR — One of the most extensive collections of videos showing teachers at work in the classroom will be available this fall at the University of Michigan to help researchers learn more about how to evaluate good teaching and … Continue reading

March 4, 2013
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Happily Married Couples Consider Themselves Healthier, Says MU Expert

Medical professionals should consider how marital quality affects patients’ health COLUMBIA, Mo. – Research shows that married people have better mental and physical health than their unmarried peers and are less likely to develop chronic conditions than their widowed or … Continue reading

April 11, 2012
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Power of Possibility

ARAMARK executive, industry experts share entrepreneurial lessons with students Believe in the power of possibility. “Possibility for success, possibility to impact others, possibility to create jobs and contribute to your communities – the possibility of successful business ownership is real … Continue reading