Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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New method for producing thermoset plastics allows them to be broken down more easily after use.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Polymer may pave the way for drugs to which bacteria are significantly less resistant, a breakthrough that could save hundreds of thousands of lives per year.
Dec. 20, 2019 • ~5 min
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New material should be relatively easy to produce at an industrial scale, researchers say.
Nov. 22, 2019 • ~5 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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Once fabricated, objects can be altered by adding new polymers.
Jan. 13, 2017 • ~5 min
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New tool could help diagnose malaria and other diseases.
Jan. 4, 2017 • ~5 min
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MIT chemist constructs nanoparticle-based crystals by programming interactions of synthetic polymers and biopolymers at the molecular level.
Oct. 14, 2016 • ~20 min
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New design of large-scale microparticle arrays can make materials science and bioengineering applications more scalable, precise, and versatile.
Sept. 30, 2016 • ~6 min
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Technique for calculating elasticity could aid design of new materials.
Sept. 15, 2016 • ~5 min
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