"...RLE was...the biggest one...of a group of university-based research laboratories that...were to play a major role in restarting research and education in the postwar period."
—Jerome WiesnerThird Director of RLE
New adhesives based on mussel proteins could be useful for naval or medical applications. « more »
Engineered proteins stick like glue — even in water (MIT News)
Professor Timothy K. Lu
Synthetic Biology Group