Biocompatible fibers could use light to stimulate cells or sense signs of disease by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers from MIT and Harvard Medical School have developed a biocompatible and highly stretchable optical fiber made from hydrogel — an elastic, rubbery material
By Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office Rubbery hair-lined wetsuits may help keep surfers warm CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Beavers and sea otters lack the thick layer of blubber that insulates walruses and whales. And yet these small, semiaquatic mammals can keep warm and even dry while diving,
Device can predict tumor responses by measuring cell growth after drug exposure Anne Trafton, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, MA — Choosing the best treatment for a cancer patient is often an inexact science. Drugs that work well for some patients may not help others, and
David L. Chandler, MIT News Office Method for moving fluids on a surface may find uses in condensers, microfluidics, and de-icing. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a new way of driving fluid droplets across surfaces in a precisely controlled way.
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office MIT researchers have designed nanosensors that can profile tumors and may yield insight into how they will respond to certain therapies. Illustration: Christine Daniloff/MIT Measuring enzyme levels could help doctors select appropriate treatments. CAMBRIDGE, MA — MIT researchers have designed
EP Staff New Delhi: The first experimental mission of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation)’s scramjet engine towards the realisation of an air breathing propulsion system was successfully conducted today (August 28, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. “After a smooth countdown of 12