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Growing Pancreatic Organoids

November 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Pancreatic organoids
“The gel they [engineers at MIT] developed is based on polyethylene glycol (PEG), a polymer that is often [MORE]

Synthetic Biology “Circuits” to Detect Disease States

October 5, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Synthetic biology
MIT engineers have created synthetic biology “circuits” that could pave the way for implantable sensors that detect heart pathologies [MORE]

A Stent with “Spines” for Drug Delivery

August 31, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kirigami stent
“Researchers at MIT have developed a kirigami-style stent that can provide localized drug delivery through needle-like projections that pop [MORE]

As Good as a Dog’s Nose

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine to detect prostate cancer
From MIT engineers: “We tested the clinical feasibility of a cross-disciplinary, integrative approach to early prostate [MORE]

Identifying Melanoma with a Smartphone

June 29, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Automated melanoma detection
Research from engineers at MIT “describes the development of the tool using a branch of artificial intelligence called [MORE]

CRISPR’s On-Off Switch

June 8, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
CRISPR Off On switch
MIT and University of California at San Francisco have developed a process that better controls CRISPR gene [MORE]

Semi-Synthetic Biology—“JCVI-syn3A”

June 1, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic cell growing and dividing
From the J. Craig Venter Institute and collaborators at NIST and MIT comes this: “For the [MORE]

AI in Monitoring Self-Dosing

May 25, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Assessing medication self-administration using AI
Computer/artificial intelligence researchers at MIT “present a contactless and unobtrusive artificial intelligence (AI) framework that can [MORE]

Direct Cell Reprogramming for Muscle Regeneration

April 27, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered hybrid muscle fiber
A research collaboration between scientists at Yonsei University in South Korea and MIT sought to address volumetric [MORE]

 A Wearable that Allows ALS Sufferers to Communicate

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

ALS patients communicate with a wearable sensor
From MIT’s Media Lab:  “The wearable includes a silicone film that contains four piezoelectric [MORE]

Squeezing Cells Promotes Faster Organoid Growth

January 5, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Grow organoids faster by squeezing them
MIT engineers have found that compressing different cells in hydrogel causes them to differentiate and [MORE]

Intestinal Film Blocks Glucose Uptake in T1 Diabetes

November 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-assembling film blocks glucose absorption in GIT
“The researchers [at MIT] found that if dopamine is combined with a small amount [MORE]

Automated Flow Chemistry for Protein Synthesis

September 8, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Muscle protein synthesis signaling cascades
“MIT chemists have devised a protocol to dramatically reduce the amount of time required to generate [MORE]

Remotely Activated Neurodiscs for Neuron Stimulation

September 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanodiscs
“Using magnetic modeling and electron holography, we predict and experimentally demonstrate magnetic vortex states in an array of colloidally synthesized [MORE]