Better batteries through biology?
November 13, 2013MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.
How to stop leaks — the way blood does
January 8, 2013Harnessing the principle that allows blood to clot, MIT researchers are working on new synthetic materials to plug holes.
The music of the silks
November 28, 2012Researchers synthesize a new kind of silk fiber — and find that music can help fine-tune the material’s properties.