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Jeremy Hobson interviews Prof. Sangeeta Bhatia about her work 3-D printing tiny human livers on NPR’s Here and Now. The livers are, “about the size of the pin of a needle, and they allow us to do drug testing to test if drugs would be safe when they got into humans,” Bhatia explains. 


The Huffington Post reports on new MIT research examining how sperm cells travel and function. The team’s findings, which show how sperm travel upstream so efficiently, could lead to advances in artificial insemination. 

Boston Globe

The Boston Globe profiles Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia and the new low-cost urine test she developed to detect cancer, as well as her work applying engineering techniques to medicine.


Researchers at MIT have developed a new method to diagnosis cancer, writes Liat Clark in Wired. The new technique, which identifies proteins in urine associated with cancer, works like a pregnancy test and could be used to improve cancer care in developing nations, Clark reports.