#School of Engineering

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

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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. The new method allows researches to perform large-scale, 3D imaging of brain tissue with unprecedented resolution and speed....

MIT engineers a moisture-responsive workout suit

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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 range from thumbnail- to finger-sized) are lined with live microbial cells that shrink and expand in response to...