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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Dirty carbon reveals a sophisticated side

Coal could someday be used to make a variety of useful devices, researchers suggest.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
April 27, 2020 ~7 min

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Students present mechanical engineering projects that have global impact

At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
Oct. 29, 2019 ~9 min

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MIT spinout seeks to transform food safety testing

An affordable, easy-to-use handheld sensor, soon to enter the market, can indicate the presence of bacterial contaminants in food in seconds.

Andi Sutton | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab • mit
April 9, 2019 ~8 min

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A better way to measure cell survival

New test rapidly evaluates the effect of drugs and potentially toxic compounds on cells.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 5, 2019 ~6 min

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MIT engineers fly first-ever plane with no moving parts

The silent, lightweight aircraft doesn’t depend on fossil fuels or batteries.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 21, 2018 ~8 min

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Study opens route to ultra-low-power microchips

Innovative approach to controlling magnetism could lead to next-generation memory and logic devices.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 12, 2018 ~8 min

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“Artificial blubber” protects divers in frigid water | MIT News

MIT engineers develop a way to triple the survival time for swimmers in wetsuits.

David Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
June 19, 2018 ~9 min

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Robert Langer named 2018 US Science Envoy | MIT News

Institute Professor chosen to help forge connections and identify opportunities for sustained international cooperation.

Melanie Miller Kaufman | Department of Chemical Engineering • mit
June 18, 2018 ~2 min

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