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Michigan Tech assistant professor Mo Rastgaar with his prosthetic design. Michigan Tech photo.

Michigan Tech Prof Gets Grant For New Prosthetic Ankle, Foot

Mo Rastgaar, an assistant professor at Michigan technological University, has received a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $500,000 to make his new artificial limb design a reality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

University of Michigan student Steven Czyz wears a nuclear radiation detector in the Detecction for Nuclear Nonproliferation Group Lab in the UM Cooley Building, Photo: Joseph Xu, Michgian Engineering Communications and Marketing

UM Gets $25M Federal Grant To Work Against Nuclear Material Spread

A University of Michigan engineering professor will lead a new $25 million project to help nations with nuclear power safeguard their materials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

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WSU Gets Grant To Study Prostate Cancer Racial Disparities, Aggressiveness

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2013

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CAR Gets Federal Grant To Study Bio-Based Automotive Materials

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.

CBS Detroit–10/24/2013

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MSU Engineering, Boeing To Use $4M Grant To Create Sensors That Detect Aircraft Cracks

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

$5.7 Million NSF Grant To MSU To Boost STEM Learning

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

City To Focus Federal Dollars On Deterring Crime, Blight

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

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NIH Awards Advaita $2M for Disease Subtyping, Drug Repurposing Technology Development

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

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Wayne State Gets Grant To Cut Toxic Emissions By Power Plants Into Great Lakes

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2013

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Ann Arbor Bike Share Program Prepares To Launch

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2013

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