Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: cancer covid-19 viruses research cells proteins media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-science koch-institute
Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 architecture pandemic 3-d-printing research polymers students graduate-postdoctoral media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail center-for-bits-and-atoms mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
Five years in the making, MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~11 min
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Researchers have designed a skin-like device that can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: research assistive-technology media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning national-science-foundation-nsf amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis-als
For the robotics category in a new series celebrating innovation, the USPS chose the bionic prosthesis designed and built by the Media Lab's Biomechatronics group.
Aug. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: robotics research prosthetics assistive-technology media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning alumniae faculty technology-and-society history-of-mit
In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: cities sustainability pollution development research transportation automobiles school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart
Device not only helps record dream reports, but also guides dreams toward particular themes.
July 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience memory sleep research media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning brain-and-cognitive-sciences undergraduate-research-opportunities-program-urop
New molecule for imaging calcium in neurons reduces crosstalk from neighboring neurons.
June 26, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience imaging research media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-engineering school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences national-institutes-of-health-nih biological-engineering koch-institute mcgovern-institute
Computational modeling yields a protein fragment that could bind to coronavirus spike proteins and destroy them.
June 22, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 pandemic research drug-development media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning biological-engineering
Pathologists who examined the computationally stained images could not tell them apart from traditionally stained slides.
May 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: machine-learning medicine cancer research media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning computer-science-and-technology algorithms software
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