Shape-shifting robots

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Shape-shifting robots” – below is their description. By combining origami and electrical engineering, researchers at MIT and Harvard are working to develop the ultimate reconfigurable robot — one that can turn into absolutely anything. Read more: https://news.mit.edu/2010/programmable-matter-0805 Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts … Read more Shape-shifting robots

Sights and sounds of spring

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Sights and sounds of spring” – below is their description. For those who haven’t experienced the glorious sights of spring at MIT, we share this glimpse of our campus in full bloom. The blossoms and greenery are accompanied by flutist Sara Simpson, a PhD student … Read more Sights and sounds of spring

MIT honors its nurses

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “MIT honors its nurses” – below is their description. On National Nurses Day, MIT honors the 46 nurses who serve our community at MIT Medical. At times when people feel alone or vulnerable, “it is the nurse who can really make that connection, and make … Read more MIT honors its nurses

Crystal critters

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Crystal critters” – below is their description. A team of MIT researchers have observed that when salty water evaporates from a heated, superhydrophobic surface the crystal structures that form can easily be removed or roll away on their own. This phenomenon could make it possible … Read more Crystal critters

“Movements and Change: Race and Justice across Africa Today” Online Panel

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “”Movements and Change: Race and Justice across Africa Today” Online Panel” – below is their description. To mark the launch of the new MIT Africa Distinguished Visitors Program, the Office of the Associate Provost for International Activities and the MIT Africa faculty steering committee hosted … Read more “Movements and Change: Race and Justice across Africa Today” Online Panel

MIT OpenCourseWare: The foundation of free access to education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “MIT OpenCourseWare: The foundation of free access to education” – below is their description. Since its founding 20 years ago, MIT OpenCourseWare has allowed free access to all of MIT’s course materials, laying the foundation for other open educational resource platforms that followed. Watch more … Read more MIT OpenCourseWare: The foundation of free access to education

Ultrasound has potential to damage coronaviruses

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Ultrasound has potential to damage coronaviruses” – below is their description. A new study by researchers in MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering suggests that coronaviruses may be vulnerable to ultrasound vibrations, within the frequencies used in medical diagnostic imaging. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2021/ultrasound-coronaviruses-damage-0316) Video: Courtesy of … Read more Ultrasound has potential to damage coronaviruses

The difference a year makes

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “The difference a year makes” – below is their description. Over the past year, a year like no other, MIT’s community spirit and campus development persevered. While many have been away due to the Covid-19 pandemic, MIT’s campus has been transformed: Two new student residences … Read more The difference a year makes

Insect-like robots

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Insect-like robots” – below is their description. A team of researchers has developed a new generation of tiny, agile drones that look, act and maneuver like actual insects allowing them to operate in cramped spaces and withstand collisions. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2021/researchers-introduce-new-generation-tiny-agile-drones-0302) Watch more videos from … Read more Insect-like robots

Connecting the community in the virtual space

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Connecting the community in the virtual space” – below is their description. When Covid-19 arrived at MIT last March, essentially shutting down all in-person events, MIT’s Activities Committee (MITAC) quickly pivoted and began offering a variety of activities and talks in a virtual format. (Learn … Read more Connecting the community in the virtual space

Origami-inspired medical patch for sealing internal injuries

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Origami-inspired medical patch for sealing internal injuries” – below is their description. Taking inspiration from origami, MIT engineers have designed a medical patch that can be folded around minimally invasive surgical tools and delivered through airways, intestines, and other narrow spaces, to patch up internal … Read more Origami-inspired medical patch for sealing internal injuries

Tackling climate change with industry leaders

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Tackling climate change with industry leaders” – below is their description. MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium (MCSC) convenes an alliance of leaders from a broad range of industries and aims to vastly accelerate large-scale, real-world implementation of solutions to address the threat of climate change. … Read more Tackling climate change with industry leaders

Welcome to MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Welcome to MIT” – below is their description. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our mission is to advance knowledge; to educate students in science, engineering, technology, humanities and social sciences; and to tackle the most … Read more Welcome to MIT

Covid-19 vaccines arrive at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Covid-19 vaccines arrive at MIT” – below is their description. At the end of December, MIT received its first shipment of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine. Almost immediately the immunization of physicians, nurses, other clinicians; front-desk staff; medical housekeepers; and others who have patient-facing roles, such as … Read more Covid-19 vaccines arrive at MIT

Arctic eddies

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Arctic eddies” – below is their description. The seasonal turn in Arctic eddy activity has puzzled scientists for decades. Now a study by a team of MIT oceanographers may offer a explanation. In their new paper, the researchers show that the main ingredients for driving … Read more Arctic eddies