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Harvard's Wyss Institute uses nature's design principles to create specialized nanofabrics
Date:6/2/2010

ngber, M.D., Ph.D., Founding Director of the Wyss Institute. "These are great examples of realizing our mission of using Nature's design principles to develop technologies that will have a huge impact on the way we live."

The Wyss Institute works as an alliance among Harvard's schools of Medicine, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences in partnership with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Children's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Boston University.

By emulating Nature's principles for self-organizing and self-regulating, Wyss researchers are developing innovative new solutions for healthcare, energy, architecture, robotics, and manufacturing. These technologies are translated into commercial products and therapies through collaborations with clinical investigators and corporate alliances.


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Contact: Mary Tolikas
mary.tolikas@wyss.harvard.edu
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
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