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 • mit
July 23, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: medicine health-care disease research design mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology research-laboratory-of-electronics microfluidics microsystems-technology-laboratories


Giving keener “electric eyesight” to autonomous vehicles

On-chip system that detects signals at sub-terahertz wavelengths could help steer driverless cars through fog and dust.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 14, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: robotics electronics robots research autonomous-vehicles automobiles school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology microsystems-technology-laboratories



Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet

Process that modifies semiconductor material atom by atom could enable higher-performance electronics.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 7, 2018 ~8 min

Tags: energy electronics research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology nanoscience-and-nanotechnology microsystems-technology-laboratories

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