Robotic lightning bugs take flight
June 21, 2022
Inspired by fireflies, researchers create insect-scale robots that can emit light when they fly, which enables motion tracking and communication.
Giving bug-like bots a boost
January 5, 2022
A new fabrication technique produces low-voltage, power-dense artificial muscles that improve the performance of flying microrobots.
Gene Dresselhaus, influential research scientist in solid-state physics, dies at 91
November 9, 2021
Over 50 years at MIT, Dresselhaus made lasting contributions to materials science within the research group of longtime collaborator and wife, Mildred Dresselhaus.