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Professor Rohit Karnik addresses real-world challenges with his micro- and nano-fluidics research, uncovering the unique behavior of fluid flow at the molecular level.
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MIT engineers led by Associate Professor Xuanhe Zhao have designed a double-sided tape that can seal tissues in just five seconds. The tape could eventually replace surgical sutures, which don’t work well in all tissues and can cause complications in some patients.
Students in 2.008 (Design and Manufacturing II) learn about manufacturing processes for everyday products, and work in teams to design their own yo-yos.
A robotic gripper with soft sensitive fingers developed by researchers from MIT CSAIL and Associate Professor Alberto Rodriguez can handle cables with unprecedented dexterity.
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