November 9, 2014
Battery Quantum Coat

BBC – ‘Quantum coat’ makes batteries child-safe

Source: BBC – ‘Quantum coat’ makes batteries child-safe

Engineers in the US have produced child-safe batteries with a special coating that stops them causing harm if they are swallowed.

Small, button-shaped batteries can be easy to swallow and cause thousands of injuries every year, some fatal.

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October 19, 2014
Inspired by Porcupines

New Scientist & Slate Interview – Inspired by Porcupines

Inspired by Porcupines

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September 25, 2014
BWH Hackathon 2014 Girish

Karp Lab Members Girish and Julien Place First at BWH Hackathon 2014!

Our heartiest congratulations to Girish and Julien for their outstanding performance at this year’s BWH Hackathon 2014.

Great job guys!

The BWH Hackathon in collaboration with the Brigham Innovation Hub and MIT Hacking Medicine will bring together inventive, forward-thinking minds to change the status quo and create disruptive solutions in healthcare today. The event will bring together a diverse, multidisciplinary group to “pitch” problems impacting healthcare, develop solutions over a two-day period, and then present demos of solutions to a panel of judges for recognition and honors.

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August 19, 2014
Maria Pereira TR35

Maria Pereira Wins MIT TR35 Award!

We’re exceptionally proud to announce that Maria Pereira has won the prestigious MIT Tech Review Innovators Under 35 Award for her work on cardiac adhesives! Congratulations Maria!

MIT Tech Review