Applications and challenges of sensing technology have been accelerated by Covid-19.
yesterday • ~6 min
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NCSOFT-sponsored grants to advance hardware and software for immersive experiences.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~9 min
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Normally an insulator, diamond becomes a metallic conductor when subjected to large strain in a new theoretical model.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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Using these new particles, researchers could develop treatments for heart disease and other conditions.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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Instrument can provide information on various properties of thin films via a combination of optical characterization and modeling.
Sept. 25, 2020 • ~3 min
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The novel approach, developed by MIT chemical engineers, could help create more efficient consumer products, including drugs, cosmetics, and food.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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Specialized nanoparticles create a “breath signal” that could be used to diagnose pneumonia and other infectious or genetic diseases.
July 20, 2020 • ~5 min
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Magnetic nanodiscs can be activated by an external magnetic field, providing a research tool for studying neural responses.
July 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT and Northwestern researchers create hybrid perovskite materials that could help improve the quality of solar cells and light sources.
July 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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To oversee its new cutting-edge electron microscopy systems, MIT sought out Frances Ross’ industry-honed expertise.
July 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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