New drug-delivery capsule may replace injections

Pill coated with tiny needles can deliver drugs directly into the lining of the digestive tract. [caption id="attachment_625" align="alignright" width="639"] A schematic drawing of a microneedle pill with hollow needles. When the pill reaches the…

PolyU Micro Fund nurtures over 180 young entrepreneurs

The 2014 "PolyU Micro Fund" award presentation ceremony was held on 29 September at Hotel ICON. To cultivate innovative and entrepreneurial ambiance within the university community and nurture socially responsible young entrepreneurs with the "Do…

High-speed drug screen

Engineers devise technology for rapidly testing drug-delivery vehicles in zebrafish. CAMBRIDGE, MA -- MIT engineers have devised a way to rapidly test hundreds of different drug-delivery vehicles in living animals, making it easier to discover…

How to make a “perfect” solar absorber

New system aims to harness the full spectrum of available solar radiation. CAMBRIDGE, Mass--The key to creating a material that would be ideal for converting solar energy to heat is tuning the material’s spectrum of…