The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~7 min
MIT researchers grow structures made of wood-like plant cells in a lab, hinting at the possibility of more efficient biomaterials production.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~6 min
The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
New technology cuts cell culture time by half and uses more targeted cell sorting and purification methods.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
Device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~10 min
Device developed within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the potential to replace damaged organs with lab-grown ones.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~2 min
Magnetically controlled device could deliver clot-reducing therapies in response to stroke or other brain blockages.
Aug. 28, 2019 • ~8 min
Researchers from across MIT showcase J-WAFS-funded projects tackling critical water and food systems challenges from solutions-oriented perspectives.
Oct. 16, 2018 • ~7 min