Tumors called high-grade gliomas wire themselves into the healthy brain, receiving and interpreting electrical signals from normal neurons, a study from Stanford, Harvard, MIT, JHU, and the University of Michigan study has found.
A team from the University of Michigan describe how a protein involved in one of the liver’s most basic functions also sounds the alarm when liver cells get hurt. That alarm, and the help that it summons from the immune system, can help protect the liver from further damage.
Millions of Americans hear ringing in their ears—a condition called tinnitus—and new University of Michigan research shows an experimental device could help quiet the phantom sounds by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain.
Frying pans, pill bottles, yoga mats, coffee cups, and countless other non-electronic objects could be turned into a network of Internet of Things sensors with a new RFID-based technology from the University of Michigan.