News

Scaffold shape gets nerve cells into the groove

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 11:00am

Prof. Paulina Anikeeva is researching the use of polymer fibers to repair nerve damage, which historically has been incredibly difficult to do...

MIT Joins Global Hunt for Ways to Cut Carbon

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 2:00pm

Floating nuclear reactors, atom-sized solar cells, and algae-with-sunlight-based fuel are all on the menu for...

Christine Ortiz to step down as dean for graduate education

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 11:00am

After a six-year tenure at MIT as the Dean for Graduate Education, Christine...

Acoustic tweezers manipulate cells with sound waves

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 11:00am

The ability to manipulate cells with sound waves opens up the possibility of...

Self-Stacking Nanogrids

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 11:00am

Members of DMSE have discovered a way to stack block-copolymer layers into neatly...

Burchard Scholars 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 11:00am

MIT’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Teresa de Figueiredo, Lisa Kong, and Tiffany Yeh to join the 2016 class of Burchard Scholars. The award honors...

DMSE Alum Listed in Forbes 30 Under 30

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 2:00pm

Materializing the Future of Vaccines and Immunotherapy

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 11:00am

The industries of immunotherapy and vaccination are on the brink of major breakthroughs, and many developments in the field are heavily focused on materials science. Safely modulating the immune system in patients with cancer is one of the biggest challenges at present, but developments in...

Chemical Sensing on a Chip

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 11:00am

Anuradha Agarwal is working with Lionel Kimerling and Juejun Hu of MIT's DMSE in the pursuit of shrinking and advancing sensory technology.  

...

Switchable material could enable new memory chips

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:45pm

A new type of thin film material is being produced that can manually switch...