U-M helps lead new high-tech manufacturing hub

The $148 million high-tech manufacturing hub set to open this spring could create 10,000 jobs in the next five years. The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute, will be led by the University of Michigan, manufacturing technology nonprofit EWI and Ohio State University.

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Standing on a comet

The Rosetta mission, which is set to become the first spacecraft to land on a comet, includes contributions from U-M researchers in the areas of space weather predictions and electronic instrument development.

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U-M launches center to transform mobility

The newly established Michigan Mobility Transformation Center will, in partnership with government and industry, dramatically improve the safety, sustainability and accessibility of ways that people and goods move from place to place in our society.

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Gene therapy in mice restores sense of smell

U-M researchers have restored the sense of smell in mice through gene therapy for the first time. The research may also aid research on other conditions that also stem from problems with the cilia.

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Vacant to Vibrant

The 2,000th person has moved to U-M’s North Campus Research Complex, or NCRC. In just under 3 years, the once-empty former Pfizer campus has become a vibrant hub for researchers and research staff.

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