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

4 weeks 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

6 months 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

8 months 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...

MIT engineers a moisture-responsive workout suit

1 year ago — 1 min read

Engineers at MIT have designed a moisture-responsive workout suit. Ventilating flaps are lined with live cells and can open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat. The flaps (which...

Watch – “Having a ball” at MIT

1 year ago — 1 min read

If you think of MIT as only one the world's leading Engineering institutions it might surprise you know that each year it hosts the MIT Open Ballroom Competition - the...

MIT offers sneak peak at the densest concentrations of nuclear science instrumentation and brain power on the planet

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Two MIT graduate students have provided an inside look at MIT's network of nuclear facilities and labs that mimic the footprint of a national lab.