Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans
Technique may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.
Model beats Wall Street analysts in forecasting business financials
Using limited data, this automated system predicts a company’s quarterly sales.
A new way to remove contaminants from nuclear wastewater
Method concentrates radionuclides in a small portion of a nuclear plant’s wastewater, allowing the rest to be recycled.
Storing medical information below the skin’s surface
Specialized dye, delivered along with a vaccine, could enable “on-patient” storage of vaccination history.
The race to develop renewable energy technologies
Mechanical engineers rush to develop energy conversion and storage technologies from renewable sources such as wind, wave, solar, and thermal.
Workshop connects microscale mechanics to real-world alloy design
“Micromechanics informed alloy design: Overcoming scale-transition challenges” focuses on bridging scale gaps.
Screen could offer better safety tests for new chemicals
Using specialized liver cells, a new test can quickly detect potentially cancer-causing DNA damage.
Making buildings from industrial waste
Following a successful project creating bricks from pulp plant waste in northern India, Elsa Olivetti is looking for ways to repurpose slag produced by the metals industry.
Using online, game-based simulations to train photonic technicians and engineers
MIT wins $5 million grant to develop a virtual lab that will prepare students for jobs in industry and government.
Collaborating for irrigation access solutions: Where policy and engineering meet
A J-WAFS connection brings together two MIT research teams helping to advance irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa.