Technology

Scaffolding Of The Galaxies

In the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT, researchers develop ideas for describing the fundamental physical laws governing our universe, from perspectives spanning nuclear and particle physics, string theory, gravity, and quantum information. (Learn more: […]

Philosophy

The Language Of Color

Cognitive scientists from MIT and elsewhere have found that people can more easily communicate warmer colors than cool ones. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2017/analyzing-la…) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOf… The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an […]

Technology

Blood Testing Via Sound Waves

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from MIT, Duke University, Magee-Women’s Research Institute, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has developed a novel way to analyze blood, for signatures of cancer and other diseases, using sound […]

Technology

Light Rain, Bacteria, & The Spread Of Pathogens

Using high-resolution imaging, researchers from MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering observed the effect of raindrops falling on dry soil laden with bacteria. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2017/light-rain-s…) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOf… The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is […]

Technology

Underwater Gel Robots

Engineers at MIT have fabricated transparent gel robots that can perform a number of fast, forceful tasks, including kicking a ball underwater, and grabbing and releasing a live fish. (Learn more:https://news.mit.edu/2017/transparent…) Soft Active Materials Laboratory: http://web.mit.edu/zhaox/www/ […]