Thaneer Malai Narayanan SM ’18, PhD ’21 and his team make the case for a semisolid electrochemical compound as a cost-efficient, grid-scale battery backup for wind and solar power.November 30, 2021 MIT Future Founders Initiative announces prize competition to promote female entrepreneurs in biotech
Professors Ellen Roche and Tal Choen are among nine MIT researchers selected as finalists for 2021 prize supported by Northpond Ventures.November 21, 2021 Peeking into a chrysalis, videos reveal growth of butterfly wing scales
In a new PNAS study, Mathias Kolle and Peter So take a closer look at the growth of butterfly wing scales. Their findings could inform the design of new materials such as iridescent windows or or waterproof textiles.November 18, 2021 Looking to space to cure osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis affects hundreds of millions of people around the globe. MechE Professor, Alan Grodzinsky, ’71, ScD ’74, wants to end their pain.November 12, 2021 Capturing the Sun in a box: Thermal battery inventor wins the 2021 Bell Labs Prize
Asegun Henry, winner of the 2021 Nokia Bell Labs Prize, wants to use carbon as the primary means of storing energy generated from renewable sources like solar.
MIT engineers led by Associate Professor Xuanhe Zhao have designed a double-sided tape that can seal tissues in just five seconds. The tape could eventually replace surgical sutures, which don’t work well in all tissues and can cause complications in some patients.
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