Reconnecting muscle pairs during amputation gives patients more sensory feedback from the limb.
Feb. 15, 2021 • ~9 min
Expanding tissue samples before sequencing allows researchers to pinpoint locations of RNA molecules.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~7 min
Aims to reduce carbon emissions through changes in procurement, waste tracking, airline travel, and other areas of operation.
Jan. 26, 2021 • ~9 min
Fabric samples are headed to the International Space Station for resiliency testing; possible applications include cosmic dust detectors or spacesuit smart skins.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~11 min
Fluorescent imaging technique simultaneously captures different signal types from multiple locations in a live cell.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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
A new model suggests a plan to keep Covid-19 within the capacity of the health-care system while reopening economic activities.
Sept. 8, 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