Nanoscience and nanotechnology
Bristly particles could be boon for powerplants
October 16, 2011Multi-scale material may have applications in heat transfer, potentially helping powerplants be more efficient.
Chandrakasan named head of electrical engineering and computer science
June 13, 2011Succeeds Grimson as leader of MIT's largest academic department
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.
Research update: Continuous medical monitoring
February 17, 2011Tiny 'microworms' could be implanted under the skin to give readout of blood sugar levels or other biomedical information.
Delivering a potent cancer drug with nanoparticles can lessen side effects
January 11, 2011The new nanoparticle, which delivers the drug in a form activated when it reaches its target, also treats tumors more effectively than the unadorned drug in mice.
Graduate student Forrest wins Superior Presentation Award at Sigma Xi
November 24, 2010Honored for work on fluids with low global warming potential
A greener way to grow carbon nanotubes
November 10, 2010Study suggests new way for manufacturers to minimize environmental impact of carbon nanotube production
MIT-Mount Sinai collaboration nets $16.4 million grant
September 30, 2010Project aims to create nanotechnology solutions for heart, lung and blood diseases.