MIT Wins Mars City Design Architecture Prize 2017

3 years ago — Long 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

3 years ago — Quick 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

3 years ago — Quick 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

3 years ago — Quick 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

4 years ago — Quick 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.

New Wi-Fi system ‘MegaMIMO 2.0’ designed to tackle spectrum crunch

4 years ago — Quick Read

MegaMIMO 2.0 is a new Wi-Fi system designed help with congested networks. It can transfer wireless data three times faster than existing Wi-Fi protocols, and can almost double the range....