Research Stories

New 3-D chip combines computing and data storage

Advance points toward new generation of computers for coming superstorm of data.

Advanced Functional Fabrics of America opens headquarters steps from MIT campus

New AFFOA facility represents a significant MIT investment in advanced manufacturing innovation.

AFFOA launches state-of-the-art facility for prototyping advanced fabrics

New center for development of high-tech fibers and fabrics opens headquarters, unveils two products ready for commercialization.

Giving robots a sense of touch

GelSight technology lets robots gauge objects’ hardness and manipulate small tools.

New center will push frontiers of sensing technology

First “center of excellence” for new MIT.nano facility will focus on novel detectors and imaging systems.