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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.
The magic of making is told through the personal stories of MIT students, whose passion runs deep and from an early age.
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MechE alum Abe Schneider ’02, SM ’03 and his sister Gia Schneider ’99 founded Natel Energy, which develops hydropower systems with fish-safe turbines and other features that mimic natural river conditions.
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.
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