The winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are displayed on a screen during a press conference on October 8, 2014 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Stockholm, Sweden: (L-R) Eric Betzig from the US, Stefan Hell from Germany and William Moerner from the US. The researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for surpassing the limitations of the light microscope. (Credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ann Arbor Native Among 3 Winners Of Nobel Prize For Super-Zoom Microscopes

Two Americans — one an Ann Arbor native — and a German scientist won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for finding ways to make microscopes more powerful than previously thought possible.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: Google Chromebook Contest (Ahem) And Much More

So what’s the latest, greatest and dominatin’-est among the wonderful STEMs of science, technology, engineering and mathematics as we approach the weekend? Oh, man, you won’t believe some of this…

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

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Wayne State Prof Named Sloan Research Fellow

Wen Li, assistant professor of chemistry in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was one of 126 researchers selected to receive a $50,000 Sloan Research Fellowship for 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2013

Student Hurt In Chemistry Class Can’t Sue Teacher

A student whose chest and face were burned can’t sue a Detroit-area teacher who lit a dish of alcohol and copper chloride, the Michigan appeals court said

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

Pictures of US scientists Robert Lefkowitz (L) and Brian Kobilka who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are projected on a screen as Staffan Normark (C), Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, announces the laureates on October 10, 2012 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Stockholm. (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GettyImages)

U-M Scientists Assisted Nobel Prize-Winning Researchers

There’s an Ann Arbor connection to this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry, awarded to American researchers Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

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Careers In The Science Field

An interest in science can lead to many exciting career choices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

Event Notices From February 20

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012


Tech Tour Day Eight: Super Spartans

The great thing about Michigan State University is that I could do Tech Tours from now until Doomsday and they’d never run out of cool things to show me.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2011

American, 2 Japanese Share Chemistry Nobel

American Richard Heck and Japanese researchers Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki have won the 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry for “palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis.”