3 Questions: The rapidly unfolding future of smart fabrics

Soon, your clothes may be able to monitor your vital signs, analyze the results, and warn you of health risks.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
May 8, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: materials-science-and-engineering dmse electronics innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs 3-questions research

System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road

Using a photorealistic simulation engine, vehicles learn to drive in the real world and recover from near-crash scenarios.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 23, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology algorithms computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering

Historic migration patterns are written in Americans' DNA

Genetic, geographic, and demographic data from more than 30,000 Americans reveal more genetic diversity within ancestry groups than previously thought.

Tom Ulrich | Broad Institute • mit
March 5, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: research broad-institute genetics school-of-engineering school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs dna

Integrating electronics onto physical prototypes

In place of flat “breadboards,” 3D-printed CurveBoards enable easier testing of circuit design on electronics products.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 3, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology 3-d-printing design manufacturing electronics computer-graphics computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering

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