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The Museum of Natural History's Hall of Evolution houses Michigan's largest display of prehistoric life, including dinosaurs, prehistoric whales and mastodons. Located on the second floor of the museum, the Hall of Evolution traces Earth's history through fossils, models and dioramas. The museum also is home to a number of exhibits featuring Michigan wildlife, anthropology and geology, as well as a planetarium that will transport you to the furthest reaches of space. Learn more about the museum.
Researchers help athletes achieve, sustain and rehabilitate for peak performance in the School of Kinesiology's Human Performance Innovation Laboratory. An interdisciplinary approach to human performance allows lab staff to address a wide range of evaluation and research questions through innovative means, while facilitating the rapid dissemination and application of results into effective strategies for performance enhancement, training, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Learn more about the lab.
One of three children whose lives were saved by 3-D-printed airways developed by Medical School and Biomedical Engineering researchers and implanted during surgery at U-M’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.
Aerospace engineering student Devesh Kumar tests a composite motor blade in the Active Aeroelasticity and Structures Research Laboratory. The unique facility helps foster helicopter research collaboration between U-M and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Learn more about the lab.