A trailblazing industrial and environmental chemist, Ellen Swallow Richards was MIT’s first female graduate and first female instructor.
New strategy could improve performance of some immune-based drugs.
MIT ranked within the top 5 for 19 of 46 subject areas.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awards MIT, University College London, and University of Kansas $17.6M for development and production of low-cost vaccines.
Portable tool could help scientists learn more about cells’ roles in many diseases.
New members have made advances in artificial skin, wireless communications, nanotechnology, hydrology, and cancer treatment.
New test helps identify particles for gene delivery or RNA interference.
Ingestible electronic devices could monitor physiological conditions or deliver drugs.