Massachusetts Emergency Response Team helps manufacturers produce personal protective equipment and other medical devices for health care workers.
A team from MIT has designed disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs nationwide.
Labs across campus respond to a call; MIT sends thousands of items directly to area hospitals in need.
Professor Martin Culpepper provides caution on the use of 3D printing to make masks and other PPE for individuals on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis.
An MIT team discusses the pitfalls of “parachute research” and the importance of “sociotechnical” factors.
A 3D printing system that controls the behavior of live bacteria could someday enable medical devices with therapeutic agents built in.
Optimizing soft robots to perform specific tasks is a huge computational problem, but a new model can help.
Systems of tiny robots may someday build high-performance structures, from airplanes to space settlements.
Proposed bridge would have been the world’s longest at the time; new analysis shows it would have worked.