A new way to make bacteria more sensitive to antibiotics

SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology • mit
Sept. 3, 2020 ~4 min

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Gift to will allow MIT researchers to use artificial intelligence in a biomedical device

Device developed within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the potential to replace damaged organs with lab-grown ones.

Maria Iacobo | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Jan. 29, 2020 ~2 min

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Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain’s blood vessels

Magnetically controlled device could deliver clot-reducing therapies in response to stroke or other brain blockages.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 28, 2019 ~8 min

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Collaboration runs through J-WAFS-funded projects

Researchers from across MIT showcase J-WAFS-funded projects tackling critical water and food systems challenges from solutions-oriented perspectives.

Andi Sutton | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab • mit
Oct. 16, 2018 ~7 min

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A new way to mend a broken heart | MIT News

“Therepi” device attaches directly to damaged heart, enabling delivery of medicine from a port under a patient’s skin to augment cardiac function.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
June 12, 2018 ~6 min

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MIT linQ welcomes IDEA² Global teams for 2018 | MIT News

Seven-month program includes 14 international groups, who are convening at the Institute to develop new biomedical technologies.

Eric Norman | MIT linQ • mit
June 4, 2018 ~3 min

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Brad Pentelute: In search of novel proteins | MIT News

Chemistry professor builds on nature to design new drugs and engineer better ways to deliver them.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
April 29, 2018 ~6 min

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Featured video: Magical Bob | MIT News

A fascination with magic leads Institute Professor Robert Langer to solve world problems using the marvels of chemical engineering.

MIT News Office • mit
March 27, 2018 ~1 min

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