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Robo-picker grasps and packs
Robo-picker grasps and packs

New robotic system could lend a hand with warehouse sorting and other picking or clearing tasks.

Houston gives a Texas-sized welcome to the MIT Better World Tour
Houston gives a Texas-sized welcome to the MIT Better World Tour

At the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, alumni and friends celebrate the creativity and strength of MIT and the city of Houston.

Seeking materials that match the brain
Seeking materials that match the brain

Polina Anikeeva explores ways to make neural probes that are compatible with delicate biological tissues.

Four MIT faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2018
Four MIT faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2018

New members have made advances in the development of plasticity, novel genetic evolution methods, systems modeling, and clean energy.

Integrated simulations answer 20-year-old question in fusion research
Integrated simulations answer 20-year-old question in fusion research

Study finds that turbulence competes in fusion plasmas to rapidly respond to temperature perturbations.

Researchers advance CRISPR-based tool for diagnosing disease
Researchers advance CRISPR-based tool for diagnosing disease

With SHERLOCK, a strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA, or any genetic signature of interest.

System draws power from daily temperature swings
System draws power from daily temperature swings

Technology developed at MIT can harness temperature fluctuations of many kinds to produce electricity.

Eight MIT researchers win 2018 Sloan Research Fellowships
Eight MIT researchers win 2018 Sloan Research Fellowships

Faculty from six MIT departments among 126 selected from across the U.S. and Canada.

Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters
Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters

MIT researchers create predictable patterns from unpredictable carbon nanotubes.

Neural networks everywhere
Neural networks everywhere

New chip reduces neural networks’ power consumption by up to 95 percent, making them practical for battery-powered devices.

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