Researchers led by Associate Professor Ming Guo have shown that physically squeezing cells, and crowding their contents, can trigger cells to grow and divide faster than they normally would.October 1, 2020 MIT researchers and collaborators work to prepare manufacturers for future crises
A team including Professor John Hart is developing a model to help manufacturers pivot and produce personal protective equipment in an emergency.October 1, 2020 A champion of renewable energy
Combining interests in mechanical engineering and political science, MIT MechE senior Darya Guettler advocates for climate action and broader deployment of solar technologies.September 30, 2020 SMART researchers receive Intra-CREATE grant for personalized medicine and cell therapy
A research group co-led by Professor George Barbastathis has been awarded funding to support research on retinal biometrics for glaucoma progression and neural cell implantation therapy for spinal cord injuries.September 23, 2020 How MIT’s rocket, electric car, and solar vehicle teams have adjusted to the pandemic
MIT Motorsports captain and MechE junior Jorge Nin describes how the pandemic has affected MIT Motorsports' operations and plans for the future.
In MIT D-Lab class 2.729, Design for Scale, MIT students work with clients in the developing world to manufacture products in a more cost-efficient and effective way – from ambulances in Tanzania to an irrigation pump in Nepal.
As overpopulation and lack of rainfall fuel a crisis-level need in rural India for affordable drinking water, PhD candidate Natasha Wright and Assistant Professor Amos Winter work to design a low-cost desalination system, guided by insight from their extensive in-the-field research.