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Researchers build tiny batteries with viruses

MIT scientists have harnessed the construction talents of tiny viruses to build ultra-small "nanowire" structures for use in very thin lithium-ion batteries. By manipulating a few genes inside these viruses, the team was ...

Apr 06, 2006 4.4 / 5 (70) 0

Nanotechnology brings brain recovery in sight

Rodents blinded by a severed tract in their brains' visual system had their sight partially restored within weeks, thanks to a tiny biodegradable scaffold invented by MIT bioengineers and neuroscientists.

Mar 14, 2006 4.4 / 5 (68) 0