A new drug capsule developed by a team led by Professor Giovanni Traverso can help large proteins such as insulin and small-molecule drugs be absorbed in the digestive tract.September 25, 2022 Featured video: Building a roller coaster
A video highlighting the Resident Exploration (REX) tradition of building a rollercoaster on East Campus featured MechE students Anhad Sawhney and Joshua Noguera.September 21, 2022 Soft robots that grip with the right amount of force
Researchers, including Professor Russ Tedrake, have designed a system that can grasp tools and apply the appropriate amount of force for a given task, like squeegeeing up liquid or writing out a word with a pen.September 20, 2022 Ocean scientists measure sediment plume stirred up by deep-sea-mining vehicle
In a new study on deep-sea mining, Professor Thomas Peacock examines the cloud of sediment that a collector vehicle would stir up as it picks up polymetallic nodules from the seafloor.September 19, 2022 Passive cooling system could benefit off-grid locations
An innovative system developed by a team of engineers including Evelyn Wang offers a way to use passive cooling to preserve food crops and supplement conventional air conditioners in buildings, with no need for power.
Six-time national yo-yo champion and rising senior Alex Hattori explores his passion for yo-yos at MIT.
Using machine-learning and sensory hardware, Alberto Rodriguez, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and members of MIT's MCube lab, have developed a robot that is learning how to play the game Jenga®. The technology could be used in robots for manufacturing assembly lines.