News & Updates

Robotic lightning bugs take flight

Inspired by fireflies, researchers create insect-scale robots that can emit light when they fly, which enables motion tracking and communication.

BUILD.nano: Ultra small-scale engineering with city-scale impact

To consider the impacts of nanoscience on the built environment, MIT faculty, students, and researchers gathered with startup leaders and industry partners at BUILD.nano, a daylong conference co-sponsored by MIT.nano, the MIT Center for Real Estate (CRE), and the MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) that focused on making our cities more sustainable, more efficient, smarter, and healthier.

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Stronger security for smart devices

Researchers demonstrate two security methods that efficiently protect analog-to-digital converters from powerful attacks that aim to steal user data.