A new film can not only evaporate sweat but also use that moisture to power wearable electronic devices such as watches, fitness trackers, and more.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~5 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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A new device that can recognize hand gestures based on electrical signals in the forearm could one day control prosthetics.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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Nanoscale devices integrated into the leaves of living plants can detect the toxic heavy metal in real time.
Dec. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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Dust and dirt aren't the only things your robot vacuum can pick up. New research shows how hackers could use them to listen to private conversations, too.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Sensors are everywhere, from your phone to your medicine cabinet. Here's how they turn events in the physical world into words and numbers.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~4 min
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Lincoln Laboratory researchers join international task force to evaluate wearable and emerging technology.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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Applications and challenges of sensing technology have been accelerated by Covid-19.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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