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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MIT engineers are using computing modeling to prevent microparticles from clogging during injections.
July 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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Certain cancer therapeutics concentrate within cells — a finding that could change the way scientists think about drug design.
June 26, 2020 • ~10 min
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A new wearable patch for treating melanoma dissolves quickly while leaving tiny needles that deliver chemotherapy drugs over time.
June 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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Studies of drug absorption in the small intestine could help researchers identify medicines that can be taken orally.
April 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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Scientists have now published the first peer-reviewed study on a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. They've tested the microneedle array on mice.
April 6, 2020 • ~5 min
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