MIT researchers have identified the proper temperature and chemical mixture to selectively separate pure copper and other metallic trace elements from sulfur-based minerals using molten electrolysis.
Olivetti Group Publishes Paper in MURJ
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:15am
DMSE's Olivetti Group makes an appearance in MURJ, the MIT Undergraduate Research Journal, for a paper titled Assessing the Criticality of Germanium as a Byproduct. Pg. 40-42
A noninvasive method for deep brain stimulation
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:15am
Delivering an electrical current to a part of the brain involved in movement control has proven successful in treating many Parkinson’s disease patients.
Taking Materials to Extremes
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:00am
Lithium-air batteries are the Holy Grail in the worldwide quest for better batteries, because they can store energy at very high densities, at least in theory. On the downside, they suffer from high losses in energy conversion and other drawbacks.
Advanced Functional Fabrics of America opens headquarters steps from MIT campus
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:15pm
AFFOA headquarters represents a significant MIT investment in advanced manufacturing innovation.
MIT lab shows off smart threads that can send messages, change color
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:00am
“Fabric is the new software,” said Yoel Fink, an MIT professor of materials science and chief executive of Advanced Functional Fabrics of America.
MIT researchers have developed a liquid thermoelectric device with a molten compound of tin and sulfur that can efficiently convert waste heat to electricity, opening the way to affordably transforming waste heat to power at high temperatures.
Metal and Minerals Industry Prospects for Sustainability
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:30am
While you could argue that the world would be better off if most of our oil and gas reserves remained underground, it’s more difficult to make the same argument about metals and minerals.
Study offers guidance for targeting residual ovarian tumors
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30am
A new study conducted by Michael Cima explores ways to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer, and how to determine which patients would be most likely to benefit from a new implantable device that could make intraperitoneal chemotherapy more bearable.
Nano-Scale 'Dream Team': 3 MIT Professors Use Tiniest Of Tools Against Cancer
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:30am
Professor Angela Belcher was on WBUR's Morning Edition earlier this week to talk about her dynamic collaboration with Sangeeta Bhatia and Paula Hammond in creating cancer theranostics from nanomaterials.