MIT Hobby Shop: The hub for mind and hand

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “MIT Hobby Shop: The hub for mind and hand” – below is their description. The MIT Hobby Shop was started in 1938 by a group of students who just wanted to work on their hobbies. Throughout the years the shop has evolved and adapted with … Read more MIT Hobby Shop: The hub for mind and hand

New system can sterilize medical tools using solar heat

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “New system can sterilize medical tools using solar heat” – below is their description. A team of researchers from MIT and the Indian Institute of Technology have developed a device that could provide pressurized steam to run autoclaves without the need for electricity in off-grid … Read more New system can sterilize medical tools using solar heat

New AI model detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections (AUDIO)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “New AI model detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections (AUDIO)” – below is their description. A team of MIT researchers have developed an AI model that can distinguish asymptomatic people with Covid-19 from healthy individuals without the disease through forced-cough recordings. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/covid-19-cough-cellphone-detection-1029) Listen to the … Read more New AI model detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections (AUDIO)

Extracting drinkable water from the air

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Extracting drinkable water from the air” – below is their description. Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a solar-powered device that can extract drinkable water from directly from the air even in dry regions. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2020/solar-extracts-drinkable-water-1014) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The … Read more Extracting drinkable water from the air

Testing wastewater to help detect Covid-19

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Testing wastewater to help detect Covid-19” – below is their description. In a project that will run through the fall semester, wastewater from seven buildings on campus will be tested each day for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The project is designed to determine … Read more Testing wastewater to help detect Covid-19

A completely flat fisheye lens

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “A completely flat fisheye lens” – below is their description. Engineers at MIT and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell have designed a wide-angle lens that is completely flat. It is the first flat fisheye lens to produce crisp, 180-degree panoramic images. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/flat-fisheye-lens-0918) … Read more A completely flat fisheye lens

Possible signs of life on Venus

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Possible signs of life on Venus” – below is their description. Scientists at MIT, Cardiff University, and elsewhere have observed what may be signs of life in the clouds of Earth’s planetary neighbor, Venus. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/life-venus-phosphine-0914) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts … Read more Possible signs of life on Venus

Lifeblood of the MIT Community

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Lifeblood of the MIT Community” – below is their description. When MIT moved many of its operations online last March, thousands of employees rose to the challenge of remote work. Meanwhile, hundreds of others showed up each day to keep the campus running smoothly and … Read more Lifeblood of the MIT Community

Robot takes contact-free measurements of patients’ vital signs

A team of researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a system that allows a robot to take contact-free measurements of patients’ vital signs. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/spot-robot-vital-signs-0831) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our mission is to … Read more Robot takes contact-free measurements of patients’ vital signs

Just chip away

Anne Slinn, executive director for research at MIT Center for Global Change Science and the MIT Joint Program on the Science of Policy of Global Change has been working remotely for over two years. She discusses the challenges for those knew to physical distancing and working away from campus and shares some advice she learned … Read more Just chip away

Beethoven, Quarantined

During the pandemic lockdown, MIT music professor Evan Ziporyn transformed his orchestra class into a remote, online learning experience at lightning speed. Absent the essentials of a space with good acoustics, access to instruments — and the physical presence of other musicians — Ziporyn and 40 undergraduates, now scattered across several countries, found new ways … Read more Beethoven, Quarantined