#MIT

New 3-D imaging technique reveals stunning images of the brain at work

4 months ago — 2 min read

Engineers at MIT have revealed a stunning new 3-D imaging technique which reveals how neurons connect throughout the brain. The researchers released this image of the entire fruit fly brain....

MIT sets its sights on the future of fusion

4 months ago — 1 min read

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is looking to fast-track the development of practical fusion power.

An Ion drive space engine has been used on aircraft for first time!

6 months ago — 3 min read

Imagine an aircraft engine that has no moving parts, produces no harmful exhaust and makes no noise. That’s what researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US...

Disney create ‘Force Jacket’ for when you need a virtual hug

1 year ago — 1 min read

Disney might be best known for Star Wars but its R&D wing - Disney Research - has just unveiled first real-world mastery of the force - the "Force Jacket". The...

MIT Wins Mars City Design Architecture Prize 2017

2 years ago — 2 min read

The Mars City Design Architecture prize aims to take seriously the question of how people live on Mars. This year the international competition was won by "Redwood Forest" - a...

Meet the Robot with an Origami Exoskeleton

2 years ago — 1 min read

Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a simple robot which can fold its ‘exoskeletons’ to roll, float on water, glide or walk. Butterflies sprout wings and hermit...