Modeling morphology: Solid-solid phase transitions based on colloidal particle shape changes
Sharon Glotzer, ChE professor, was one of the paper’s authors. Phys.org reports.
A blood test can predict early lung cancer
Sunitha Nagrath, ChE associate professor, is exploring the predictive power of cancer cells drawn from the blood. EENADU India reports.
Plasmonic catalyst makes light work of carbon monoxide
Suljo Linic, ChE professor, and fellow researchers have produced nanoparticles comprising a plasmonic core that can absorb light.
4 things private businesses can do to lessen the impact of Trump’s climate decision
Mark Barteau, DTE Energy Professor of Advanced Energy Research, is quoted.
Coal’s last kick
Mark Barteau, CHE professor and Advanced Energy Research professor, comments on the future of the coal industry in the U.S.
Twisted semiconductors could help project moving holograms
Nicholas Kotov, CHE and MSE professor, developed a new method for mass-assembling semiconductors into fusilli pasta shapes that could one day lead to moving holograms projected right from your smartphone.
Your teeth are helping scientists build better airplanes
Nicholas Kotov, CHE professor whose early investigations revealed how little tooth enamel has changed over evolutionary time, and Bongjun Yeom, a post-doctoral researcher, have managed to create an artificial version that exhibits the same resilient properties
Mich. DEQ chief: ‘Vapor intrusion’ poses health threat
Edward Zellers, CHE professor, says “Vapor intrusion is a pervasive problem throughout the country, and you will find the problem near leaking underground fuel tanks, storage tanks.”
New moves on American wind power
Mark Barteau, CHE professor, was a panelist for NPR’s On Point on February 13 for a show titled “New Moves On American Wind Power,” where the panel discussed wind, oil and the future of energy in America.
The shape of melting in two dimensions
Sharon Glotzer, ChE professor, led the team. Oak Ridge Laboratory reports.