Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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New technology cuts cell culture time by half and uses more targeted cell sorting and purification methods.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
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Device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~10 min
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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
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Magnetically controlled device could deliver clot-reducing therapies in response to stroke or other brain blockages.
Aug. 28, 2019 • ~8 min
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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
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“Therepi” device attaches directly to damaged heart, enabling delivery of medicine from a port under a patient’s skin to augment cardiac function.
June 12, 2018 • ~6 min
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Seven-month program includes 14 international groups, who are convening at the Institute to develop new biomedical technologies.
June 4, 2018 • ~3 min
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Chemistry professor builds on nature to design new drugs and engineer better ways to deliver them.
April 29, 2018 • ~6 min
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