The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.
July 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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Removable adhesive could make it easier for surgeons to close up internal wounds.
June 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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Nuclear scientists and biomedical researchers team up to investigate whether treatment with gamma radiation could make N95 masks more reusable.
April 10, 2020 • ~10 min
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Technique may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.
Dec. 19, 2019 • ~8 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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Startup develops implantable, encased cells that live in the body and secrete insulin and other therapeutics.
May 16, 2018 • ~8 min
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Modular blocks could enable labs around the world to cheaply and easily build their own diagnostics.
May 16, 2018 • ~7 min
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Startup’s low-cost, portable scanner generates clinical-quality ultrasounds on a smartphone.
Feb. 6, 2018 • ~9 min
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Class brings together MIT students and clinicians from local hospitals to design medical devices that address real-world health needs.
Feb. 5, 2018 • ~6 min
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