Category Archives: Research News

Underwater robot for port security

Football-size robot can skim discreetly along a ship’s hull to seek hollow compartments concealing contraband. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Last week, at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers…

Monitoring heavy metals using mussels

A research team in Malaysia has concluded that caged mussels are useful for monitoring heavy metal contamination in coastal waters in the Strait of Johore. Initial results indicate more pollution…

Development of New Biomedical Implants With The Ability of Bone Healing Accelerating

Malaysia–  A major success in developing new biomedical implants with the ability to accelerate bone healing has been reported by a group of scientists from the Department of Restorative Dentistry,…

Latest measurements from the AMS experiment unveil new territories in the flux of cosmic rays

Geneva– The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) collaboration has today presented its latest results. These are based on the analysis of 41 billion particles detected with the space-based AMS detector aboard…

Reducing traffic congestion with wireless system

System that would wirelessly route drivers around congested roadways wins best-paper award. (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — At the Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress last week, MIT researchers received one of the…

Rice lab creates RGB color display technology with aluminum nanorods

HOUSTON — The quest to create artificial “squid skin” — camouflaging metamaterials that can “see” colors and automatically blend into the background — is one step closer to reality, thanks…