Nature-inspired CRISPR enzymes for expansive genome editing

Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.

Media Lab • mit
May 19, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: media-lab center-for-bits-and-atoms crispr genome-editing computational-biology dna rna covid-19 research school-of-architecture-and-planning alumniae

Assembler robots make large structures from little pieces

Systems of tiny robots may someday build high-performance structures, from airplanes to space settlements.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 16, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: research school-of-architecture-and-planning center-for-bits-and-atoms robots self-assembly 3-d-printing robotics nasa

Tiny motor can “walk” to carry out tasks

Mobile motor could pave the way for robots to assemble complex structures — including other robots.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
July 2, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: research school-of-architecture-and-planning center-for-bits-and-atoms robots self-assembly 3-d-printing robotics

MIT and NASA engineers demonstrate a new kind of airplane wing

Assembled from tiny identical pieces, the wing could enable lighter, more energy-efficient aircraft designs.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
March 31, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: research school-of-architecture-and-planning center-for-bits-and-atoms aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering aviation energy

New 3-D printing approach makes cell-scale lattice structures

System could provide fine-scale meshes for growing highly uniform cultures of cells with desired properties.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
March 25, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: center-for-bits-and-atoms school-of-architecture-and-planning research national-science-foundation-nsf 3-d-printing biology biological-engineering artificial-intelligence machine-learning

A new twist on airplane wing design | MIT News

“Morphing” wing could enable more efficient plane manufacturing and flight.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 3, 2016 ~10 min

Tags:  research  school-of-architecture-and-planning  center-for-bits-and-atoms  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  aviation  self-assembly  efficiency  energy  nasa

3 Questions: Neil Gershenfeld and the spread of Fab Labs | MIT News

Ten years after launching Fab Lab, the project’s founder describes the program’s research, global impact.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 4, 2016 ~7 min

Tags:  school-of-architecture-and-planning  center-for-bits-and-atoms  maker-movement  fabrication  faculty  3-d-printing  arts  classes-and-programs  stem-education  education  education-teaching-academics  3-questions  research

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