Drawing a line, with carbon nanotubes
October 8, 2012New low-cost, durable carbon nanotube sensors can be etched with mechanical pencils.
MIT team builds most complex synthetic biology circuit yet
October 7, 2012New sensor can detect four different molecules, could be used to program cells to precisely monitor their environments.
Gauging seizures’ severity
April 26, 2012Simple wrist sensors let neurologists collect better data about patients with epilepsy — and could alert patients that they need to seek medical care.
Tiny 3-D chips
February 28, 2012MIT researchers develop a new approach to producing three-dimensional microchips.