Professor Emeritus Edward Merrill, chemical engineer who helped found the field of bioengineering, dies at 96
Biomaterials pioneer considered “the premier biomedical engineer of the 20th century.”
Engineers develop a rapid screening system to test fracture resistance in billions of potential materials.
Selecta Bioscience’s ImmTOR platform could improve gene therapies and prevent some drug side effects.
Mechanical “training” produces strong, fatigue-resistant, yet soft hydrogels with possible uses in medicine.
Study reveals atomic structure of tropoelastin, showing what goes wrong in some diseases.
Researchers in the Media Lab's bioLogic group have created a new form of performance fabric that combines biomaterials research with textile design.
Tiny sea creatures feature transparent optical systems as tough as their shells.
An MIT faculty member since 1995, Hammond succeeds Klavs Jensen as ChemE department head.
New analysis shows how bombardier beetles produce an explosive defensive chemical jet.