Jennifer Chu


Cambridge, MA, USA


MIT News Office


Jennifer Chu covers mechanical engineering, mathematics, physics, aeronautics, astronautics, and earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences as a writer for the MIT News Office.

Latest Posts

New modular, spring-like devices maximize the work of live muscle fibers so they can be harnessed to power biohybrid bots.

Engineers design flexible "skeletons" for soft, muscle-powered robots

The sticky, wearable sensor could help identify early signs of acute liver failure.

This ultrasound sticker senses changing stiffness of deep internal organs

The realistic model could aid the development of better heart implants and shed light on understudied heart disorders.

MIT engineers design a robotic replica of the heart's right chamber

More stable clocks could measure quantum phenomena, including the presence of dark matter.

With a quantum "squeeze," clocks could keep even more precise time, MIT researchers propose

A newly discovered type of electronic behavior could help with packing more data into magnetic memory devices.

From a five-layer graphene sandwich, a rare electronic state emerges

MIT engineers identified an unusually absorbent material that could be used for passive cooling or water harvesting in warm climates.

Even as temperatures rise, this hydrogel material keeps absorbing moisture