A new kind of fiber developed by researchers at MIT and in Sweden can be made into cloth that senses how much it is being stretched or compressed, and then provides immediate tactile feedback in the form of pressure or…

A new study by researchers in MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering suggests that coronaviruses may be vulnerable to ultrasound vibrations, within the frequencies used in medical diagnostic imaging. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2021/ultrasound-coronaviruses-damage-0316) Video: Courtesy of the researchers Watch more videos from…

The difference a year makes

March 9, 2021 PR Team

Over the past year, a year like no other, MIT’s community spirit and campus development persevered. While many have been away due to the Covid-19 pandemic, MIT’s campus has been transformed: Two new student residences are complete, and MIT-built buildings…

Insect-like robots

March 2, 2021 PR Team

A team of researchers has developed a new generation of tiny, agile drones that look, act and maneuver like actual insects allowing them to operate in cramped spaces and withstand collisions. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2021/researchers-introduce-new-generation-tiny-agile-drones-0302) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1…

When Covid-19 arrived at MIT last March, essentially shutting down all in-person events, MIT’s Activities Committee (MITAC) quickly pivoted and began offering a variety of activities and talks in a virtual format. (Learn more about MITAC: http://mitac.mit.edu) Watch more videos…