May 2020
The rapidly unfolding future of smart fabrics
Soon, your clothes may be able to monitor your vital signs, analyze the results, and warn you of health risks. 3 questions answered.
Study unveils details of how a widely used catalyst splits water
“Gold standard” material for generating oxygen from water divulges its molecular mechanisms.
Study unveils details of how a widely used catalyst splits water
Summer Scholar Update: Chris Moore
2019 MIT Materials Research Laboratory Summer Scholar Chris Moore experimented with an optical coupler for guiding light away from an integrated photonic chip in the lab of MIT Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Juejun (JJ) Hu. 
Summer Scholar Update: Jared Bowden
During Summer 2019, Jared Bowden worked on slow release, targeted drug delivery in the lab of MIT Professor Paula T. Hammond, who is head of the department of chemical engineering and the David H. Koch (1962) Professor in Engineering. Bowden will pursue a PhD at the University of California, Berkeley.
Shared experimental facilities closed
MRL shared experimental facilities are closed until further notice.

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