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September 16, 2016

Flickr Update: Patricia Burkhart's Retirement Party and Welcome Back Barbecue

Friday, September 9, 2016


September 13, 2016

MIT joins $171M public-private consortium on manufacturing flexible electronics

Government, industry, and academia partner to bring new generation of electronics to commercial scale.


September 13, 2016

Tiny gold grids yielding secrets

Summer Scholar Justin Cheng explores process in Berggren group for making ordered metal nanostructures that display interesting new properties.


September 7, 2016

Microchip enables fast, precise measurement of single-cell growth

Device that measures growth of many individual cells simultaneously could lead to rapid tests for antibiotics.


September 2, 2016

Rohit Karnik seeks sustainable solutions through nanotechnology

Engineer's designs may help purify water, diagnose disease in remote regions of world.


September 1, 2016

The Next Big Thing at MIT Will Be Very, Very Small

A world-class facility for nanoscale research is taking shape at the heart of campus.


August 30, 2016

Reducing runoff pollution by making spray droplets less bouncy

Varanasi group researchers find a way to make pesticides stick to leaves instead of bouncing off.


August 29, 2016

New solar cell is more efficient, costs less than its counterparts

Exposed in step-like formation, layers of new photovoltaic cell harvest more of sun's energy.


August 26, 2016

3-D printed structures "remember" their shapes

Heat-responsive materials may aid in controlled drug delivery and solar panel tracking.


August 24, 2016

Study reveals new physics of how fluids flow in porous media

Key flow mechanisms, crucial to carbon sequestration and fuel-cell operation, have been visualized.


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