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Tradewind BioScience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer

Cancer remains the one counterpoint to the march of medical progress that has scored human history over the last 200 years. Last year 600,920 people in the U.S. died from cancer, and another 1.7 milli

Coursera teams with 5 universities to expand its full masters and bachelors degree programs

With traditional university programs getting more expensive and competitive, we’re seeing a boom in the number of alternative programs that are taking advantage of the internet and more flexible

Crunch Report | Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

The CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick, resigns from the company, Tesla gets a new lead, Andrej Karpathy, for their autopilot program, University of Michigan students get driverless shuttles and Snapchat in

ChargePoint is ready for flying EVs

Yesterday I wrote about a poll conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan that found people were interested in flying cars if they were autonomous, shared and electric. As soon as I posted

Neurable nets $2 million to build brain-controlled software for AR and VR

As consumers get their first taste of voice-controlled home robots and motion-based virtual realities, a quiet swath of technologists are thinking big picture about what comes after that. The answer h

ForcePhone adds pressure sensitivity to any phone using ultrasonics

Force touch may be a feature exclusive to the latest iPhones, but something like it is now possible on pretty much any phone out there, thanks to research from engineers at the University of Michigan. announces $250,000 in grants for the Flint, Michigan water crisis

Google’s charitable arm is today announcing several grants and donations aimed at helping the residents of Flint, Michigan respond to their ongoing water crisis. With a total amount of $250,000,

College Campuses Are The New Test Facilities For Emerging Technology

College campuses have long been sites of innovation and technology. Housing superior research and development facilities, a plethora of advisory resources and brilliant thinkers, higher-ed institution

Yaytop Helps You Phone-A-Friend Before You Post A Pic To Instagram

Last Spring, University of Michigan students Niko Natsis and Aaron Nussbaum noticed that some of their friends and siblings would send their pictures to each other on iMessage in order to give edits t

Dyson Invests $15M In Michigan Battery Tech Firm Sakti3

Batteries are often still the main limiting factor when it comes to most electronic devices we use every day, and that includes electric vehicles. That’s why Dyson has invested $15 million into

Michigan Is Building A Fake City To Put Automated Vehicles In Real-World Situations

With all the talk surrounding Google's self-driving cars — as cute as they are — questions still remain. For one, how will these automated vehicles handle unexpected road conditions, traff

Ambiq Micro Closes $2.4 Million Seed Round For Efficient Micro-controllers

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