Making health and motion sensing devices more personal

An electrical impedance tomography toolkit lets users design and fabricate health and motion sensing devices.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
Sept. 22, 2021 ~5 min

Ten ways to cut shipping’s contribution to climate change – from a researcher

The shipping sector’s emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here’s some innovative ways to help reduce them.

Simon Bullock, PhD Candidate in Shipping and Climate Change, University of Manchester • conversation
Sept. 17, 2021 ~7 min

Ten ways to cut shipping’s contribution to climate change

The shipping sector’s emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here’s some innovative ways to help reduce them.

Simon Bullock, PhD Candidate in Shipping and Climate Change, University of Manchester • conversation
Sept. 17, 2021 ~7 min

Engineers create 3D-printed objects that sense how a user is interacting with them

Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 14, 2021 ~6 min

Nanoscribe GT2 adds to MIT.nano fabrication capabilities

3D lithography tool will provide ultra-precise creation of complex 3D structures at the micro- and nanoscale.

MIT.nano • mit
Sept. 3, 2021 ~3 min

Smart laser cutter system detects different materials

“SensiCut,” a smart material-sensing platform for laser cutters, can differentiate between 30 materials commonly found in makerspaces and workshops.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
Aug. 19, 2021 ~5 min

Inflatable robotic hand gives amputees real-time tactile control

Prosthetic enables a wide range of daily activities, such as zipping a suitcase, shaking hands, and petting a cat.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 16, 2021 ~7 min

3 Questions: Anna Jagielska on printing artificial axons

How 3D-printed models of neuronal axons could accelerate development of new therapies to treat neurodegenerative disorders.

Shirley Goh | Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation • mit
June 29, 2021 ~7 min

Visualizing cement hydration on a molecular level

Imaging technique could enable new pathways for reducing concrete’s hefty carbon footprint, as well as for 3-D printing of concrete.

Becky Ham | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 7, 2021 ~6 min

A better nasal swab for Covid-19 testing

MIT spinout OPT Industries uses novel additive manufacturing systems to create intricately-designed products.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office • mit
April 8, 2021 ~5 min

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