DARPA and NIH to fund ‘human body on a chip’ research
July 24, 2012MIT-led team to receive up to $32 million from DARPA and NIH to develop technology that could accelerate pace and efficiency of pharmaceutical testing.
A heart of gold
September 25, 2011New cardiac patch uses gold nanowires to enhance electrical signaling between cells, a promising step toward better treatment for heart-attack patients.
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.