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Like a spring connecting two swings, light can act as a glue that binds together the quantum mechanical properties of two vastly different materials used for electronics. The effect could harness the most useful characteristics from each material for hybrid solar cells and high efficiency lighting.
The Grand Rapids medical research and education institution Van Andel Institute Friday announced a new effort in epigenetics, the science of external modifications to DNA that turn genes on or off, which could lead to new approaches to personalized cancer therapy.
Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc., a Plymouth maker of industrial lasers, announced that it had an agreement to acquire the assets of Portland, Ore.-based FiLaser USA LLC.
Tourism officials and environmentalists gather at a northern Michigan ski resort to talk over the effects of climate change on Michigan’s multi-billion-dollar tourism industry
I have run out of cold jokes. You won’t find a guy who likes winter more than me, but this is too much, too long, even for me. So here’s the latest tech news, and now I’m going to go find myself a powerful ultraviolet light and sit under it until I blister.
ITC Holdings, the nation’s largest publicly traded owner of the power grid, reported sharply higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31.
Automation Alley this week announced the launch of Code ReConnect, a new training program designed to provide participants with the skills and credentials needed to land high-level IT jobs.
A new study led by the University of Michigan says nutrient pollution into Lake Erie needs to be cut nearly in half to reduce the size of the annual Lake Erie “dead zone” to an acceptable level. Complicating matters: climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult, and the rise of a type of phosphorous that algae really like to eat.
Dangerous levels of lead, other toxic metals and toxic flame retardants were found in most Mardi Gras beads tested by Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center.