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Engineering art
Engineering art

Stephanie Chou ’19 designs and builds an interactive mechanical art sculpture.

“Nanoemulsion” gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin
“Nanoemulsion” gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin

Novel materials made with FDA-approved components could deliver large payloads of active ingredients.

A new way to mix oil and water
A new way to mix oil and water

Condensation-based method developed at MIT could create stable nanoscale emulsions.

Approaching the magnetic singularity
Approaching the magnetic singularity

MIT researchers discover a material that changes electrical resistance only when a magnetic field is applied at a narrowly confined angle.

Spotting objects amid clutter
Spotting objects amid clutter

New approach quickly finds hidden objects in dense point clouds, for use in driverless cars or work spaces with robotic assistants.

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence
From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence

System helps machine-learning models glean training information for diagnosing and treating brain conditions.

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces
Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Techniques could lead to personalized wearable and implantable devices.

QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2019-20
QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2019-20

Ranked at the top for the eighth straight year, the Institute also places first in 11 of 48 disciplines.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum honors MIT D-Lab with National Design Award
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum honors MIT D-Lab with National Design Award

D-Lab noted for its "work to address the daily challenges of poverty through design."

3Q: David Mindell on his vision for human-centered robotics
3Q: David Mindell on his vision for human-centered robotics

Engineer and historian discusses how the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing might integrate technical and humanistic research and education.

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