Chemistry and chemical engineering
Four from MIT named AAAS fellows
December 9, 2011
Harold Somers Mickley, alumnus and former chair of the MIT faculty, dies at 93
December 7, 2011
Allen Lin ’11, MEng ’11 named Marshall Scholar
November 23, 2011Recent alum will hone interests in policy, synthetic biology through study in the United Kingdom.
Living cells say: Can you hear me now?
November 17, 2011Researchers find that cells’ chemical signaling includes a way to tell whether signals are being received or not.
Gobind Khorana, MIT professor emeritus, dies at 89
November 10, 2011Nobel-winning biochemist made seminal contributions to genetics, was a loyal teacher and mentor.
Highly efficient oxygen catalyst found
October 28, 2011New catalyst, made of inexpensive and abundant materials, could prove useful in rechargeable batteries and hydrogen-fuel production.
DOW-MIT Access Program shows reality and rewards of graduate school
October 17, 2011Weekend of activities introduces undergrads to opportunities in chemical engineering, chemistry and materials science.
‘Artificial leaf’ makes fuel from sunlight
September 30, 2011Solar cell bonded to recently developed catalyst can harness the sun, splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen.
Ultrasensitive particles offer new way to find cancer
August 31, 2011Tiny particles that measure microRNA levels in tissue samples could help diagnose and monitor many diseases.
Mimicking biological complexity, in a tiny particle
August 16, 2011New MIT technology could lead to better drug delivery and artificial tissues that imitate natural tissue.
Four from MIT selected as 2011 ACS fellows
August 8, 2011
While you’re up, print me a solar cell
July 11, 2011New MIT-developed materials make it possible to produce photovoltaic cells on paper or fabric, nearly as simply as printing a document.
Emeritus: A better way to see molecular structures
May 23, 2011MIT chemist John Waugh made NMR spectroscopy an indispensable tool for studying proteins and other large molecules.