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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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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Long-lasting capsule can remain in the stomach and release contraceptive drugs over several weeks.
Dec. 4, 2019 • ~7 min
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Coating particles with “right-handed” molecules could help them penetrate cancer cells more easily.
Nov. 5, 2019 • ~6 min
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Materials could be useful for delivering drugs or imaging agents in the body; may offer alternative to some industrial plastics.
Oct. 28, 2019 • ~7 min
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