Bio-inspired approach to RNA delivery | MIT News

New technique could make it easier to use mRNA to treat disease or deliver vaccines.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 19, 2017 ~7 min

J-WAFS awards commercialization grants to develop technologies for water and food solutions | MIT News

Three new projects and two renewals receive J-WAFS Solutions grant funding for 2017-2018.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
Sept. 7, 2017 ~10 min

Monitoring metabolic energy expenditure, health, and fitness with a breath analyzer | MIT News

Simple-to-use, low-cost respiratory sensor enables measurement and tracking of personal metabolism.

Erin Lee | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
July 27, 2017 ~6 min

New gel coatings may lead to better catheters and condoms | MIT News

Bonded layers of rubber and hydrogel yield tough, slippery, and impermeable coatings.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
July 18, 2017 ~7 min

A rose by any other name would smell as yeast | MIT News

Emily Havens Greenhagen ’05 leads a team of scientists brewing perfume from yeast.

Justin Chen | Department of Biology • mit
July 14, 2017 ~8 min

Deploying therapeutic payloads to cells | MIT News

Mark Bathe develops molecular packages for targeted delivery of drugs, vaccines, and gene-editing tools.

Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 4, 2017 ~6 min

Researchers design moisture-responsive workout suit | MIT News

Ventilating flaps lined with live cells open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
May 19, 2017 ~8 min

Microscopic answers to humanity’s looming questions about food, water, and energy | MIT News

Chemistry alumni and friends enjoy an evening of food, drink, and talks by Associate Professor Mircea Dincă and Assistant Professor Gabriela Schlau-Cohen.

Danielle Randall | Department of Chemistry • mit
May 4, 2017 ~7 min

3Q: Behind the scenes of the National Academy of Sciences' report on human genome editing | MIT News

MIT professor and NAS report committee co-chair Richard Hynes gives insight into the report’s recommendations.

Kelsey Montgomery | Koch Institute • mit
Feb. 24, 2017 ~7 min

A step toward renewable diesel | MIT News

Chemical engineers program yeast to convert plant sugars into oils.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 16, 2017 ~4 min