“Sensorized” skin helps soft robots find their bearings

Flexible sensors and an artificial intelligence model tell deformable robots how their bodies are positioned in a 3D environment.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Feb. 12, 2020 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology algorithms robots robotics soft-robotics design machine-learning materials-science-and-engineering computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering

Printing objects that can incorporate living organisms

A 3D printing system that controls the behavior of live bacteria could someday enable medical devices with therapeutic agents built in.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Jan. 23, 2020 | mit
~7 mins   

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Objects can now change colors like a chameleon

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory team creates new reprogrammable ink that lets objects change colors using light.

Rachel Gordon | CSAIL | Sept. 10, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

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Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes

When time matters in hospitals, automated system can detect an early biomarker for the potentially life-threatening condition.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | July 23, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

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