Chemistry and chemical engineering
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.
Four undergraduates named Goldwater scholars
April 26, 2010
Slackers and superstars of the microbial workplace
March 26, 2010MIT chemical engineers find that yeast engineered to manufacture drugs vary widely in their productivity
Also labeled: Bioengineering and biotechnology
LGO student Fetcho-Phillips receives "New Faces of Engineering" award
March 4, 2010
Carbon-capturing enzyme: MIT chemists learn from nature
January 19, 2010
New ‘nanoburrs’ could help fight heart disease
January 19, 2010Targeted nanoparticles can home in on damaged vascular tissue and may be used to deliver drugs that help clear arteries
New and improved RNA interference
January 4, 2010Researchers use RNA interference to silence multiple genes at once. The advance, which one expert calls a ‘substantial breakthrough,’ could lead to new treatments for liver diseases.
Stephen L. Buchwald to receive 2010 Gustavus J. Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest
December 21, 2009
CIMIT awards three graduate fellowships to MIT students
December 4, 2009
Astronaut and orthopedic surgeon Bobby Satcher tweets his NASA mission
November 30, 2009The shuttle Atlantis brought seven astronauts including Robert Satcher ’86, PhD ’93, an orthopedic surgeon who tweeted through space, back to Earth on Nov. 27, after a 11-day NASA mission to stock the International Space Station.