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Heavy Weightswith Soft Robotics

Yale engineers awarded for their work on a soft robotic system that can lift more than 200 times its weight.

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A Better Process for Making Single Crystalline Materials

Amir Haji-Akbari has received an NSF CAREER Award for developing a better process for making single crystalline materials, which are in high demand in a number of industries.

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How Germs Thrive on School Desks

Yale researchers find that bacteria and fungi overwhelmingly come from the children sitting at the desks. They also found that, even after a cleaning, the microbes were back in full force within a few days.

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Self-Repairing Firewall

Piskac wins research award from Facebook for FireMason, the first tool that can not only detect errors in firewall behaviors, but also automatically repairs the firewall.

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Curing Blood Disorders with Gene Editing

Yale researchers conducted the first demonstration of site-specific gene editing in a fetus, correcting a mutation that causes a severe form of anemia.

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Faculty Spotlight
W. Mark Saltzman
Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Environmental Engineering & Physiology

W. Mark Saltzman's research is motivated by the desire to create safer and more effective medical and surgical therapy. He focuses on tissue engineering and on creating better methods for drug delivery. The Saltzman Research Group has developed technology based on the use of bio-compatible polymeric materials for the controlled delivery of drugs, proteins, and genes.