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MIT Inventor of ‘LiquiGlide’ on WBUR

MIT Inventor of ‘LiquiGlide’ on WBUR

MIT research that promises to keep ice off of airplane wings and make desalination plants more efficient also is helping consumers waste less

November 26, 2014Read more
MIT Energy Experts Discuss Technology Innovation at Atlantic Council Summit

MIT Energy Experts Discuss Technology Innovation at Atlantic Council Summit

Energy thought leaders from around the globe gather in Istanbul, Turkey to discuss the future of energy

November 26, 2014Read more
An MIT project crowdsources local solutions in the fight against climate  
change

An MIT project crowdsources local solutions in the fight against climate change

When people talk about ways to turn back climate change, many think about grand solutions like geoengineering and carbon capture. Others, like Stephen Osero, talk about ideas that are a bit grittier.

November 26, 2014Read more
New device could make large biological circuits practical

New device could make large biological circuits practical

Innovation from MIT could allow many biological components to be connected to produce predictable effects.

November 25, 2014Read more
The hidden dangers of low oil prices

The hidden dangers of low oil prices

MIT economist Christopher Knittel says volatility can slow down the economy

November 25, 2014Read more
Two MIT seniors and an alumnus named Rhodes Scholars

Two MIT seniors and an alumnus named Rhodes Scholars

Elliot Akama-Garren ’15, Anisha Gururaj ’15, and Noam Angrist ’13 are among 32 winners nationwide.

November 25, 2014Read more
Does ‘Clean Coal’ Technology Have a Future?

Does ‘Clean Coal’ Technology Have a Future?

Howard Herzog Says Innovation Will Deliver; Richard Heinberg Says the Economics Won’t Work

November 24, 2014Read more
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