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News Archives: 2016


Engineers create programmable silk-based materials with embedded, pre-designed functions
Tufts Now | December 26, 2016

Observing cancer-associated mitochondrial changes
The Scientist | December 1, 2016

Mitochondria expose tumors' misbehavior
Tufts Engineering News | November 30, 2016

Tissue healing after a heart attack
Tufts Engineering News | November 15, 2016

New technique generates human neural stem cells for tissue engineering, 3D brain models
Tufts Now | September 13, 2016

Researchers invent "smart" thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue
Tufts Now | July 18, 2016

Silk stabilizes blood samples for months at high temperatures
Tufts Now | May 10, 2016

Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration
Tufts Now | May 6, 2016

BME Student Receives Ricci Prize in $100k New Ventures Competition
Tufts Engineering News | April 19, 2016

BME Receives Faculty and Graduate Student Awards
Tufts Engineering News | April 7, 2016

Lipid Nanoparticles Enable In Vivo Delivery of Genome-Editing Proteins
GenomeWeb | March 7, 2016

News Archives: 2015


Georgakoudi Named OSA Fellow
Optical Society of America | November 23, 2015

Femtosecond Lasers Shape Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering
Optics & Photonics News | September 29, 2015

10 Groundbreaking Innovations That Are Changing How We Live
Details Daily Blog | September 24, 2015

17 year old girl sweeps Google's annual science competition
CNBC | September 22, 2015

New Way To Repair Nerves
Technology Networks | September 16, 2015

Researchers develop 3D bone marrow that produces functional human platelets ex vivo
Health Medicine Network | September 16, 2015

3D Bone Marrow Made from Silk Biomaterials Successfully Generates Platelets
NIBIB News | September 15, 2015

New way to repair nerves: Using exosomes to hijack cell-to-cell communication
TuftsNow | September 15, 2015

Biopsies Without Knives
TuftsNow | August 17, 2015

4 Future Gadgets That Could Alert You to Spoiled Food
Mental Floss | July 24, 2015

Silk, nature's miracle, new material for state-of-the-art medical devices
Public Radio International | June 24, 2015

Bioengineers Develop Printable Silk Inks
Medical Design Briefs | June 19, 2015

6 wonders of science you didn't know were made from silk
CNN | June 19, 2015

Making 'smart bandages' with ink-jet printing
Digital Journal | June 18, 2015

The Silky Wonders of Worm Spit
NPR Science Friday | June 12, 2015

The Medical Wonders of Worm Spit
NPR Science Friday | June 1, 2015

Tufts researchers are working to develop silk-based lab-grown organ tissues
Mumbai Mirror | April 7, 2015

High-Res Microscope May Make Cervical Cancer Detection Easier
ACS Cancer Prevention News | January 28, 2015

News Archives 2014


A New Way to Diagnose Brain Damage from Concussions, Strokes, and Dementia
TuftsNow | December 11, 2014

Scientists Create a 3-D Model That Mimics Brain Function
The New York Times | August 11, 2014

Kaplan Named Editor-in-Chief of ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering
American Chemical Society | July 29, 2014

How to Regrow Lost Limbs
New Scientist | June 8, 2014

Tufts University Licenses Silk Biomaterials Technology to Akeso Biomedical
TuftsNow | May 5, 2014

Full Frame Essay: Brain Power
CCTV America | May 4, 2014

Manufacturing Bits: Silky E-Beam Lithography
Semiconductor Engineering | April 29, 2014

Bionics to Track Your Health
Wall Street Journal | April 21, 2014

Black Receives NSF CAREER Award
NSF.gov | April 15, 2014

David Walt Receives Esselen Award for Chemistry in Public Interest
TuftsNow | March 27, 2014

Laura Burns a 2014 Tufts University Alumni Association Senior Award Honoree
Tufts Engineering News | March 26, 2014

Silkscreen Printing Goes Nano
Chemistry World | March 25, 2014

Silk-Based Surgical Implants Could Offer a Better Way to Repair Broken Bones
TuftsNow | March 4, 2014

Headband Could Help Brain Communicate with Computers
The Boston Globe | March 3, 2014

Kaplan and Levin Receive $1M from Keck Foundation for Tissue Regeneration Research
Tufts Engineeering News | February 21, 2014

Fio Omenetto Named APS Fellow
TuftsNow | February 14, 2014

News Archives 2013


Edible Sensors Tell You When Your Food Has Gone Bad
Entrepreneur.com | October 31, 2013

Cyborg Gel Implant Fights Diabetes with Light
New Scientist | October 20, 2013

Slice of life: Researcher creates tissue engineering material that could help promote nerve growth
TuftsNow | October 7, 2013

Silk May Help Prevent Premature Birth
Boston Magazine | October 4, 2013

Tufts Biomedical Researcher Receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award
TuftsNow | September 30, 2013

Synthetic spider silk capsules assemble themselves
Wired.co.uk | September 24, 2013

Harvard i-lab startup Vaxess using silk to preserve vaccines for developing countries
Boston.com | September 16, 2013

Silk brain implant releases seizure-reducing epilepsy drugs
Manufacturing Chemist | September 9, 2013

MBAs help to bring vaccines out of the cold
Financial Times | September 8, 2013

An army of silkworms built this incredible silk pavilion
Wired.co.uk | August 1, 2013

Tufts Engineer Qiaobing Xu named 2013 Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences
TuftsNow | July 13, 2013

Using 3D printed 'bionic' ear can hear radio frequencies
ANI News | May 2, 2013

Tufts Engineer Wins NSF CAREER Award to Study How Tendons Form in the Embryo
TuftsNow | April 11, 2013

Tufts Microbiologist Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship for Work in Tuberculosis
TuftsNow | February 14, 2013

Slice, Stack, and Roll: A New Way to Build Collagen Scaffolds
TuftsNow | January 2, 2013

News Archives 2012


Spinning Silk into Sensors
MIT Technology Review | December 22, 2012

Three Tufts University Professors Selected as 2012 Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
TuftsNow | November 29, 2012

Implantable Silk Optics Multi-Task in the Body
TuftsNow | November 28, 2012

Scientists to Research Robots of the Future
Science Daily | October 18, 2012

Tufts Scientists to Research Robots of the Future
TuftsNow | October 16, 2012

Optical Mammography Sheds New Light on Breast Cancer
TuftsNow | September 28, 2012

Smooth as Silk "Transient Electronics" Dissolve in Body or Environment
TuftsNow | September 27, 2012

Silk Technology Stabilizes Vaccines and Antibiotics
BioTech Daily | August 1, 2012

Unraveling the secrets of spider silk
WTVT-TV (Fox affiliate) | July 23, 2012

Silk Film Acts As Vaccine Preservative
Chemical & Engineering News | July 16, 2012

Silk Stretches Drugs' Shelf Life to New Lengths
NPR, Science Friday | July 13, 2012

Silk Protein Lets Vaccines Stand the Heat
Scientific American | July 13, 2012

New silk technology stabilizes vaccine and antibiotics so refrigeration is not needed
MedicalXpress.com | July 9, 2012

New silk technology stabilizes vaccine and antibiotics so refrigeration is not needed
National Public Radio | July 9, 2012

Vaccine stabilization technique proves as smooth as silk
MNature Magazine | July 9, 2012

Silky scheme for vaccine storage without refrigeration
New Scientist | July 9, 2012

In United States, there's a lot of food being wasted
The Washington Post | June 20, 2012

Improved Bone Repair With High-Strength Silk Scaffolds
MedicalNewsToday.com | May 2, 2012

Tufts University Engineers Prove Fully Biodegradable Scaffold Works
OrthoTec | April 30, 2012

Local Invention Could Tell If Food Is Fresh, Save Money
WBZ-TV (CBS affiliate) | April 23, 2012

Edible Gold Sensors Alert to Spoiled Food
Discovery Channel (online) | March 6, 2012

When silk and gold come together
Deccan Herald (India) | March 6, 2012

Tufts Creates Tiny Edible Food Sensors
Boston Magazine | March 5, 2012

A Future Without Expiration Dates
Esquire | February 29, 2012

Scientists Develop Edible Sensors to Detect Food Spoilage
Houston Chronicle | February 29, 2012

Chew On This: Edible Silk Sensors To Monitor Your Food
FastCoExist.com | February 27, 2012

Silky-smooth holograms
Materials Views | January 30, 2012

A Pain-Free Needle
The Wall Street Journal | January 7, 2012

Silk Microneedles Deliver Controlled-Release Drugs Painlessly
Today's Medical Developments | January 4, 2012

Silk Microneedles Could Improve Drug-Delivery
MedTechInsider | January 4, 2012

Biomedical Engineers Create Silk Microneedles for Controlled-Release Drug Delivery
BioTechDaily.com | January 3, 2012