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  • Mike Zimmerman discusses his work on the first polymer-based solid state battery with Anthony Sullivan
    Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman is developing a solid polymer lithium metal battery, which would be significantly less likely to catch fire than the current generation of batteries.
  • A silk fibroin pin changes color from blue to red
    Biomedical engineers have created materials with embedded, pre-designed functions. The process enables the creation of mechanical components with functionality, such as surgical pins that change color with strain.
  • Imaging mitochondrial dynamics in human skin for noninvasive cancer detection
    Tufts engineers help develop a new technique that could enhance standard criteria for early cancer diagnosis.
  • Multiphoton microscopy images demonstrating the variable composition and organization of the heart matrix
    Tufts engineers have developed new, non-destructive techniques to evaluate tissue healing following a heart attack.
  • Bill Messner
    In The Conversation and the Boston Business Journal, Professor Bill Messner wrote about recent advancements in autonomous car technology and about the future of these self-driving vehicles. 
  • The Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences is a partnership between Tufts School of Engineering and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center.

  • Mimir Insights creates researcher database for biotech industries.
  • Process could pave way for engineering innervated tissues such as skin, cornea.
  • Nikhil Nair seeks new treatment for potentially fatal, rarely-studied congenital "orphan diseases" caused by improper food metabolism.
  • Tufts engineers have developed threads that, when sutured into tissue, collect and wirelessly transmit diagnostic data.

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