Syringe technology could enable injection of concentrated biologic drugs

Researchers have designed a simple, low-cost device for subcutaneous injection of viscous formulations.

Michaela Jarvis | MIT News correspondent • mit
Aug. 24, 2020 ~7 min

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Bubble-capturing surface helps get rid of foam

Bubbly buildup can hinder many industrial processes, but a new method can reduce or even eliminate it.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 11, 2020 ~6 min

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3 Questions: How to control biofilms in space

MIT and University of Colorado researchers are collaborating on an experiment to be sent to the International Space Station.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 1, 2019 ~7 min

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A new way to make droplets bounce away

Engineers design surfaces that send rain flying away, potentially preventing icing or soaking.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
June 27, 2019 ~6 min

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New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency

A slippery surface for liquids with very low surface tension promotes droplet formation, facilitating heat transfer.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
May 15, 2019 ~7 min

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How slippery surfaces allow sticky pastes and gels to slide

Engineered surface treatment developed at MIT can reduce waste and improve efficiency in many processes.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
April 22, 2019 ~8 min

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Graduate student Sami Khan receives Young Researcher Award | MIT News

The PhD candidate was honored at the 2015 World Hydropower Congress in May.

Lauren Wolinsky | Mechanical engineering • mit
July 2, 2015 ~1 min

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LiquiGlide slides into consumer space | MIT News

Startup brings nonstick coating to consumer goods packaging in major licensing deal.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
June 30, 2015 ~9 min

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