Injectable nanogel can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed.
Looking for ways to beat the winter blues during another long New England winter? Teams of five to eight people are invited to take part in the fourth annual getfit@mit fitness challenge, presented by MIT Medical. Participants log their exercise minutes into an online database during the 12-week competition. All teams and individuals who meet the exercise goals are eligible to win prizes. Registration opens Jan. 2 and continues until Jan. 23. In addition, an iPod nano is up for grabs in the getfit@mit T-shirt design contest. Visit getfit.mit.edu for more information.