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New material temporarily tightens skin

Scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs have developed a new material that can temporarily protect and tighten skin, and smooth wrinkles. With further development, it could also be used to deliver drugs to help treat skin conditions such as eczema and other types of dermatitis….

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Good medicine

Varesh Prasad, an MIT graduate student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program, is creating a multidisciplinary future in health care.   “Dammit, Jim, I’m a doctor, not a physicist!” The cry by Leonard “Bones” McCoy of the original “Star Trek” television series became code for “that’s not in…

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