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MIT spinoff ​Cambrian named 'technology pioneer' for recycling wastewater  
into energy

MIT spinoff ​Cambrian named 'technology pioneer' for recycling wastewater into energy

Spun out of MIT in 2006, Cambrian Innovation develops advanced environmental solutions using biotechnology.

September 12, 2014Read more
Surging Carbon Dioxide Shows Clean Tech Failure

Surging Carbon Dioxide Shows Clean Tech Failure

MIT's Howie Herzog talks about CCS

September 12, 2014Read more
A Super-Strong and Lightweight New Material

A Super-Strong and Lightweight New Material

Nanostructured ceramics could be used to build lighter, stronger airplanes and batteries.

September 12, 2014Read more
Physicists find a new way to push electrons around

Physicists find a new way to push electrons around

Discovery might ultimately lead to new, more energy-efficient transistors and microchips.

September 12, 2014Read more
Paradigm shifter

Paradigm shifter

Maxime Cohen’s research — and tireless work ethic — change business practices for the better.

September 10, 2014Read more
Cheap Drinking Water From The Sun, Aided By A Pop Of Pencil Shavings

Cheap Drinking Water From The Sun, Aided By A Pop Of Pencil Shavings

MIT researchers, led by Engineering professor Gang Chen, have developed a cheap material that desalinates water efficiently and quickly using solar energy.

September 8, 2014Read more
Sun-powered desalination for villages in India

Sun-powered desalination for villages in India

Off-grid Indian communities with salty groundwater could get potable water through a proposed solar technique.

September 8, 2014Read more
A lifelong relationship with the Institute

A lifelong relationship with the Institute

Newly tenured Evelyn Wang — whose parents met at MIT — studies heat transfer in materials.

September 5, 2014Read more
MIT students meet with nuclear energy policy-makers

MIT students meet with nuclear energy policy-makers

MIT contingent met with numerous offices for representatives and senators in their home states and members of critical congressional committees.

September 5, 2014Read more
If 2 New Yorkers Shared a Cab...

If 2 New Yorkers Shared a Cab...

Studies done by MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning show ride-sharing could cut cab traffic, fares, and emissions.

September 1, 2014Read more