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Artificial Liver for Testing RNAi-Based Drugs

May 7, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Liver model
In making a living hepatic device, MIT researchers were able to mimic a human liver’s microenvironment.  They then [MORE]

Electricity via WiFi

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MITs Rectenna
The idea of transmitting electricity through air sounds like science fiction, but researchers at MIT have demonstrated how that [MORE]

Ingestible Digestion Monitor

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ingestible pill monitor
Ingestible sensors have to work in a tough neighborhood—the stomach. For that reason, MIT engineers have created a [MORE]

Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 in Cartilage Regeneration

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Cartilage Drug Delivery
Insulin growth factor-1 has previously been shown to support joint cartilage, but getting IGF-1 to an arthritic [MORE]

Injectable Electronic “Cells”

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Felice Frankel, MIT Producing cell size robots
This isn’t a “Fantastic Voyage,” but it takes some inspiration from that 1966 movie.  [MORE]

Wirelessly Controlled “pill”

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Wireless pill
For the past two years, researchers at MIT have been improving the design and capabilities of an ingestible [MORE]

Remote Controlled Surgical Devices in the Planning

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetic activators
MIT researchers have created a magnetic ink and used it to 3-D print a surgical tool prototype that can [MORE]

Cell Sized Injectable Sensing Robots

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
MIT nanomachines
MIT engineers are building some extremely small electronic devices, with the idea of putting billions of them in the [MORE]

Living, Ingestible Biosensor

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ingestible sensor for GI tract
Engineers at MIT have built a 1.5”ingestible capsule with electronics and engineered E. coli to detect bleeding and other [MORE]

“Plug and Play” Modular Devices

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Plug and play diagnostic devices
MIT’s “Little Devices Lab” has created a modular approach for making simple and inexpensive diagnostic devices [MORE]

CRISPR Versatility

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

HHMI Investigator Jennifer Doudna and Colleagues Created DETECTR
CRISPR is best known as a gene editing technology, but this report adds [MORE]

Bandage Delivers Timed Medications

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype of Smart Bandage
Quoting directly: “Imagine if a wound dressing could release fresh doses of medication over time, oreven different [MORE]

Making Disease Sensors from Stacked Antibodies

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Antibody Sensor
This piece reports: “In the research by MIT chemical engineers, molecular self-assembly was used to build sensors containing [MORE]

How Neural Organization Develops in an Infant

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

fMRI
Infants, younger than four months, have multipurpose brains that have not yet specialized in processing information such as facial recognition. [MORE]