MIT team collaborates with 3M to develop rapid Covid-19 test

Company working with Sikes Lab to test feasibility of low-cost diagnostic that could be manufactured by the millions each day.

Shirley Goh | Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation • mit
July 14, 2020 ~7 min

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Study reveals how mucus tames microbes

Specialized sugar molecules called glycans can disarm opportunistic pathogens and prevent infection.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 14, 2019 ~7 min

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A new way to make droplets bounce away

Engineers design surfaces that send rain flying away, potentially preventing icing or soaking.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
June 27, 2019 ~6 min

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Deshpande Center and J-WAFS announce fall 2017 research grants | MIT News

Twenty-two research teams receive $1,443,000 to develop new technological innovations.

School of Engineering • mit
Oct. 17, 2017 ~13 min

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Two from MIT share National Academy of Engineering Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize | MIT News

Professor James Fujimoto, Eric Swanson SM '84, and collaborators lauded for optical coherence tomography.

School of Engineering • mit
Jan. 13, 2017 ~4 min

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J-WAFS Solutions program awards $750,000 in commercialization grants | MIT News

Four new projects and one renewal receive $150,000 in funding for 2016-2017.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
Aug. 12, 2016 ~7 min

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JuliaCon draws global users of a dynamic, easy-to-learn programming language | MIT News

Now three years old, the Julia programming language is helping to solve problems in areas such as economic modeling, spaceflight, and bioinformatics.

Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation • mit
July 18, 2016 ~4 min

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Bringing MIT and India closer together | MIT News

Tata Center Annual Symposium explores many pathways for MIT research to have an impact in India and the developing world.

Ben Miller | MIT Tata Center • mit
Oct. 21, 2015 ~6 min

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“MultiFab” 3-D prints a record 10 materials at once, no assembly required | MIT News

Printer from Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab uses machine vision and 3-D scanning to self-correct and directly embed components.

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL • mit
Aug. 24, 2015 ~6 min

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Recovering Greece | MIT News

How do you cure a distressed economy? One startup at a time.

Leda Zimmerman | School of Engineering • mit
Aug. 17, 2015 ~6 min

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