An ultrasmall grabbing gadget might someday become a new tool in microsurgery.
Ellen Swallow Richards didn’t merely break new ground in a staggering range of scientific fields. MIT’s first alumna also made it her life’s work to apply science for the public good.
A startup hopes to help computers have meaningful conversations with people.
Sensor-equipped helmets that measure the shock from explosive devices could reach the field this year.
Researchers believe that the magneto-electric effect might be key to creating the sensors needed for ultra-high-capacity memory.
A new magnetic-cooling system could lead to more-energy-efficient refrigerators.