A revamping of health care engineering in the US can help reimagine public health.
today • ~7 min
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MIT researchers grow structures made of wood-like plant cells in a lab, hinting at the possibility of more efficient biomaterials production.
yesterday • ~6 min
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The vital role of ventilation in the spread of COVID-19 has been quantified by researchers, who have found that in poorly-ventilated spaces, the virus can
yesterday • ~6 min
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Using this computational system, researchers can identify viral protein sequences that could make better vaccine targets.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~8 min
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Proposed design could reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 95 percent, a new study finds.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~7 min
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Robotic engineers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute and John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Science have developed a laser-steering microrobot in a miniaturized 6 by 16 millimeter package that can be integrated with existing endoscopic tools.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~6 min
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PhD candidate Lucio Milanese uncovers new fundamental mechanism in turbulence.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~9 min
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Facility within MIT.nano offers equipment and capabilities for visualizing data, creating immersive environments.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~10 min
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A symbiotic culture of specialized yeast and bacteria can generate tough materials able to perform a variety of functions.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~5 min
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Consumers can turn plastic waste into valuable products at minimal cost using the open source technologies associated with DRAM – distributed recycling and additive manufacturing.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~9 min
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