Chemistry and chemical engineering
Putting carbon dioxide to good use
September 22, 2010MIT biological engineers have found a way to convert carbon-dioxide emissions to useful building materials, using genetically altered yeast.
15 MIT students awarded DOE-funded Science Graduate Fellowships
August 10, 2010Among 150 students nationwide awarded fellowships in program's first year
Postdoctoral associate wins cancer fellowship
July 14, 2010Heller, of chemical engineering, named among 18 fellows
Former nuclear engineering head Mason dies at 85
June 24, 2010Alumnus led department in the early 1970s.
Chemical biologist and entrepreneur Carolyn Bertozzi awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 2, 2010Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley scientist honored for biotechnology innovations
Sylvia T. Ceyer named head of Department of Chemistry
June 1, 2010The specialist in surface science will succeed Timothy Swager, effective July 1
‘Tattoo’ may help diabetics track their blood sugar
May 28, 2010Chemical engineers are working on carbon nanotubes that could be injected under the skin to reveal blood glucose levels.
New insights into the mystery of natural HIV immunity
May 6, 2010A new finding from the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have implications for designing an effective AIDS vaccine.