Researchers at Wayne State University have received a $684,000 research grant from the Department of Defense to explore the genetic and epigenetic factors — factors that interact with genes — that might contribute to this racial and ethnic disparity in prostate cancer risk and progression.
The Center for Automotive Research announced Thursday that it will be the lead agency in a $1.47 million grant under the federal “Make It In America Challenge” to boost the use of bio-based materials in cars.
The Michigan State University College of Engineering and Boeing Co. have been awarded a contract worth about $4 million from the United States Air Force to develop new designs of sensors that will better detect cracks in the second- and third-layers in airframe structures.
Michigan State University has received two National Science Foundation grants totaling $5.7 million, funds that will be used to look for ways to use computer software to analyze student writing in science and engineering classes.
In all, Attorney General Eric Holder, announced the city would receive over two million dollars, enough cash to put ten more cops on the streets.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health issued a Notice of Award granting a Fast-Track Small Business Investigational Research Phase I and Phase II grant of $2.0 million for Advaita to develop biological pathway analysis tools for personalized medicine and drug repositioning.
A team of Wayne State University researchers are working on a technology that could quickly and significantly reduce the emission of mercury and other toxic substances by power plants into the Great Lakes basin.
The Ann Arbor City Council last week approved a required local match of a federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Grant, paving the way for the local nonprofit Clean Energy Coalition to launch a bike sharing program for Ann Arbor, beginning in April.
Drivers of flex-fuel vehicles now have more options for filling up their tanks,thanks to new E85 pumps recently installed at the Romulus BP gas station at 15024 Middlebelt Road.
Oakland County will receive a $600,000 federal grant to help local communities and developers determine if contaminated land can be reclaimed and redeveloped.