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MIT creates oil-repelling materials

Added 10 years ago | 00:01:05 | 23513 views

A steel mesh coated with a polymer containing a low concentration of a synthesized molecule called fluoroPOSS can repel water (dyed blue) but attracts the flammable fuel hexadecane (dyed red), allowing it to be used to separate the two ...

A normal neuron and a mutated neuro...

Added over 10 years ago | 00:00:17 | 27544 views

This time lapse video shows development of a normal neuron (left) and a mutated neuron that does not express the Ena/VASP proteins. Cultured for two days, the normal one extends an axon and many dendrites, while the mutated neuron fails...

Manipulation of cells on microchip

Added over 10 years ago | 00:00:23 | 23693 views

Video shows E. coli cells being manipulated on a silicon chip using 'optical tweezers' to form the letters 'MIT.' Video by Lang and Appleyard, MIT. MORE

A new hearing mechanism

Added over 10 years ago | 00:00:18 | 26250 views

Using a stroboscopic imaging system developed in MIT Professor Dennis Freeman's lab, Freeman's team obtained this video of wave motion along the ear's tectorial membrane (at top, the actual video showing nanometer-scale displacements, a...

MIT Media Lab Medical Mirror

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:08 | 16764 views |

You can check a person's vital signs — pulse, respiration and blood pressure — manually or by attaching sensors to the body. But a student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program is working on a system that could measur...

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