Five years in the making, MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~11 min
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MorphSensor lets users digitally model an object’s form and electronic function in one integrated space.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
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An optical sensor that can detect individual molecules promises early detection of diseases and environmental contamination.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new method can print wearable sensors directly onto skin without heat. The sensors could help monitor stats like temperature, heart performance, and more.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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Tiny sensors that weigh less than jellybeans and ride on the back of moths may help researchers study places too dangerous for people to get to.
Oct. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
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From capturing your breath to guiding biological cell movements, 3D printing of tiny, transparent conducting fibres could be used to make devices which can
Sept. 30, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: engineering advanced-materials bioengineering 3d-printing sensors
The Rapid Agent Aerosol Detector developed at Lincoln Laboratory has demonstrated excellent accuracy in identifying toxic biological particles suspended in the air.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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"...simple paper sheets from a notebook can be transformed into music player interfaces for users to choose songs, play them, and change their volume."
Sept. 1, 2020 • ~4 min
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Today's robots primarily get by with vision and touch. Giving them another sense, hearing, improves robot perception, researchers find.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: robots hearing sensors science-and-technology perception
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