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Heat-mapping startup Essess picks up $10.8 million to scan for energy leaks

Heat-mapping startup Essess picks up $10.8 million to scan for energy leaks

MIT spin-off Essess Inc. has technology that can scan large areas to find which buildings aren’t sealed properly, leaking heat and wasting energy.

November 21, 2014Read more
Controlling a material with voltage

Controlling a material with voltage

Technique could let a small electrical signal change materials’ electrical, thermal, and optical characteristics.

November 21, 2014Read more
New 2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics

New 2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics

MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties.

November 21, 2014Read more
Running the color gamut

Running the color gamut

MIT spinout’s quantum-dot technology makes LCD TVs more colorful, energy-efficient.

November 19, 2014Read more
Dennis Whyte named Plasma Science and Fusion Center director

Dennis Whyte named Plasma Science and Fusion Center director

Nuclear fusion leader succeeds Miklos Porkolab, who returns to teaching and research after almost 20 years of distinguished service.

November 19, 2014Read more
Q&A: Christopher Knittel on the EPA’s greenhouse gas plan

Q&A: Christopher Knittel on the EPA’s greenhouse gas plan

In Science, economists evaluate government’s proposed emissions policy for power plants.

November 14, 2014Read more
3 Questions: Thomas Malone on the Climate CoLab’s progress

3 Questions: Thomas Malone on the Climate CoLab’s progress

International effort aims to harness the intelligence of people worldwide to address climate change.

November 14, 2014Read more
Dresselhaus and Solow win Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dresselhaus and Solow win Presidential Medal of Freedom

Two Institute Professors are among 19 new recipients of the nation’s highest civilian honor

November 12, 2014Read more
Letter regarding the launch of Idea Bank for the MIT Climate Change  
Conversation

Letter regarding the launch of Idea Bank for the MIT Climate Change Conversation

Vice president for research Maria T. Zuber encourages the MIT community to participate.

November 12, 2014Read more