Researchers have designed a skin-like device that can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~8 min
With trees infested by the emerald ash borer deemed essentially worthless, a team of designers wanted to see if the decaying wood could be repurposed as a building material.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
For the robotics category in a new series celebrating innovation, the USPS chose the bionic prosthesis designed and built by the Media Lab's Biomechatronics group.
Aug. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Device not only helps record dream reports, but also guides dreams toward particular themes.
July 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Annual MITEI awards support research on battery storage, smart grids, and carbon emissions reduction.
June 30, 2020 • ~9 min
New molecule for imaging calcium in neurons reduces crosstalk from neighboring neurons.
June 26, 2020 • ~7 min
Computational modeling yields a protein fragment that could bind to coronavirus spike proteins and destroy them.
June 22, 2020 • ~6 min
Pathologists who examined the computationally stained images could not tell them apart from traditionally stained slides.
May 22, 2020 • ~8 min
A new framework for learning from each other.
May 21, 2020 • ~13 min