Structural biologist Pamela Björkman shared insights into pandemic viruses as part of the Department of Biology’s IAP seminar series.
yesterday • ~5 min
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The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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See how incredibly tiny micromachines made from metal and plastic move according to their shape. They're a step toward better drug delivery.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new nanoparticle derived from chitin, a polymer that makes up shrimp shells, could offer a way to safely deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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"Theragripper" devices the size of dust specks inspired by worms could deliver drugs directly into a patient's intestines, researchers report.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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A microrobot as small as a few human hairs can do flips through the colon to deliver drugs. Check out the video to see it in action.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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The novel approach, developed by MIT chemical engineers, could help create more efficient consumer products, including drugs, cosmetics, and food.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT engineers devise a temporary film that may help treat diabetes, infections, and other conditions.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have designed a simple, low-cost device for subcutaneous injection of viscous formulations.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new computational method fine-tunes delivery of therapeutics to specific brain regions.
July 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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