The MIT.nano Immersion Lab, now open for use by researchers and students, is MIT’s first open-access facility for augmented and virtual reality and interacting with data. Credits: Photo by Tom Gearty/MIT.nano
The MIT.nano Immersion Lab, MIT’s first open-access facility for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) and interacting with data, is now open and available to MIT students, faculty, researchers, and external users.
A diverse group of MIT researchers is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the human body into treatments for a range of diseases.
A diverse group of researchers, including an HST faculty member, is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the body into treatments for a range of diseases.
High-speed video imaging reveals the two main components of a sneeze in colorful detail: a shower of larger droplets (shown in green) and a cloud made of a mixture of smaller droplets suspended in moist, warm gas. (shown in red). Credits: Image: Lydia Bourouiba
The unprecedented nature of this global pandemic necessitates a diverse range of solutions. From designing low-cost ventilators to understanding how the virus is transmitted and manufacturing PPE, mechanical engineers at MIT have been a driving force in many research projects that seek to slow Covid-19’s spread and save lives.