GelSight Mobile, the company’s handheld instrument, visualizes and measures the 3-D topography of surfaces such as fabric, diamond, and hair. Image: Courtesy of GelSight Mobile
Summer 2019

A Helping Hand

MIT’s entrepreneurial ecosystem boosts sensor tech startup

The latest research from the MIT Energy Initiative outlines the value of including nuclear power in any plans to decarbonize the energy sector. Photo: Zhonguo
Summer 2019

Power Forward

MIT Energy Initiative plans for low-carbon future

Photo: Trong Nguyen
Summer 2019

Food Process

Professor Deborah Fitzgerald examines the history of mass-produced food

MIT researchers have used volcanic locations, such as this acidic stream in the Andes, as Mars analogs to test their DNA sequencer. Photo: C.E. Carr
Summer 2019

ET Genome

Genetic testing for life on Mars

Researchers studying how machine learning will impact future employment have found that, in most occupations, humans and machines will need to work together because they provide different skills. Illustration: Niki Hinkle
Summer 2019

Reinventing Jobs

Researchers measure the suitability of machine learning in the workplace

Photo of Alula Hunsen '21. Photo: Ken Richardson
Summer 2019

Academic Turn

Mathematical challenges take undergrad in a new direction