Technologies in the Pipeline

What if we could make water tough?

A team of experts in mechanics, materials science, and tissue engineering at the Wyss Institute are honing extremely stretchy and tough hydrogel that may pave the way to replacing damaged cartilage in human joints


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From the Newsroom

  • Anopheles stephensi mosquito

    New genome editing strategy

    Cross-disciplinary team led by Wyss Institute Technology Development Fellow Kevin Esvelt, Core Faculty member George Church, and others launches public conversation in Science and eLife about an emerging technology that could help control insect-borne disease and invasive species Read more

  • Lung On A Chip

    Organs-On-Chips: The Next Technology Wave

    Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber discusses with The University of Melbourne's research talk show Up Close how organs-on-chips may advance our understanding of human physiology Read more

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  • Philip Tinnefeld

    DNA Origami meets Single Molecule Fluorescence

    July 29, 2014

    Philip Tinnefeld from TU Braunschweig will present an approach to disentangle the different influences of metallic nanostructures on the radiative and non-radiative rates of single molecules

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We've won a Webby Award!

Wyss Institute is proud to announce our win in the 2012
Webby Awards in the Science category.