Chemistry and chemical engineering
Highly efficient oxygen catalyst found
October 27, 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 29, 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 30, 2011Tiny particles that measure microRNA levels in tissue samples could help diagnose and monitor many diseases.
Mimicking biological complexity, in a tiny particle
August 15, 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 10, 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 22, 2011MIT chemist John Waugh made NMR spectroscopy an indispensable tool for studying proteins and other large molecules.
Two from MIT named Goldwater Scholars
May 16, 2011Undergraduates receive top honor in collegiate math, science and engineering education
John Waugh wins Welch Award for revolutionizing NMR spectroscopy
May 12, 2011
Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors
April 29, 2011New MIT particles could be used to deliver cancer drugs to nearly any type of tumor.
Chemical engineering introduces new flexible undergraduate degree
April 25, 201110-ENG to offer concentrations in energy, environment, biomedicine and materials
Out of thick air
April 20, 2011MIT graduate student is working to make water available for the world’s poor by refining the tools and techniques of fog harvesting.
Energy Initiative announces new seed grant awards
April 20, 2011More than $2 million awarded to 14 projects