Category Archives: EP Special

Provider, improve thyself

Study shows unlicensed health care practitioners in India improve with modest training by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In the developing world, a large portion of health care providers have no formal medical training. Now a new study of rural India, co-authored by

Beaver-inspired wetsuits in the works

By Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office Rubbery hair-lined wetsuits may help keep surfers warm CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Beavers and sea otters lack the thick layer of blubber that insulates walruses and whales. And yet these small, semiaquatic mammals can keep warm and even dry while diving,

Manufacturing microspheres

Technique mass-produces uniform, encapsulated particles for pharmaceuticals, many other uses Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Microencapsulation, in which a tiny particle of one material is encased within a shell made from another, is widely used in pharmaceuticals manufacturing and holds promise for other

New kind of supercapacitor made without carbon

Energy storage device could produce more power than current versions of this technology By David L. Chandler, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Energy storage devices called supercapacitors have become a hot area of research, in part because they can be charged rapidly and deliver

Novoices trainging camp concludes at Indian Naval Academy

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala organised two concurrent novices training camps named ‘Rookie’ and ‘Barracuda’ for Naval Orientation Course(NOC) and IInd term INAC (B-Tech) cadets from 05 – 08 October 2016. 326 cadets including 24 women and three International Naval cadets from friendly foreign countries