Movable microplatform floating on droplets
A new approach to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), developed by a team of researchers at MIT, could offer a new way of making movable parts with no solid connections between the pieces, potentially eliminating a major source of wear and failure.
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MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone.
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Experimenting With Thermopower Waves
“Experimenting with Thermopower Waves,” with MPC-CMSE 2015 Summer Scholar Stephen Gibbs and MIT Chemical Engineering graduate student Tianxiang (Albert) Liu. Recorded in the lab of Michael Strano, Carbon P. Dubbs Professor in Chemical Engineering, MIT. Recording and Editing, Denis Paiste, S ... more