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Re-Inventing the Grid

Re-Inventing the Grid

MIT's John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry Donald Sadoway and partner David Bradwell are building a novel liquid metal battery for grid-level storage with their revolutionary Cambridge-based startup Ambri.

August 25, 2014Read more
New Children's Book Series Sheds "Light" on Earth's Energy System

New Children's Book Series Sheds "Light" on Earth's Energy System

Newest book in the series co-authored by MIT Professor Penny Chisholm due out this fall.

August 25, 2014Read more
Study: Cutting Emissions Pays for Itself

Study: Cutting Emissions Pays for Itself

MIT study shows savings from healthier air can make up for some or all of the cost of carbon-reduction policies.

August 24, 2014Read more
Developing New Light and Energy Technologies

Developing New Light and Energy Technologies

Silvija Gradečak customizes nano-scale systems for large-scale impact in light and energy.

August 21, 2014Read more
Siluria Wins $30M from Saudi Aramco and VCs to Convert Natural Gas to  
Commodity Chemicals

Siluria Wins $30M from Saudi Aramco and VCs to Convert Natural Gas to Commodity Chemicals

Investors want to help Siluria use biotech to transform natural gas into ethylene and fuel.

August 20, 2014Read more
Waste audit shows Pune slums generate little garbage

Waste audit shows Pune slums generate little garbage

MIT Tata Center research finds waste generation in the slums is one-fourth the amount generated in lower-middle class and higher income households.

August 20, 2014Read more
The power of salt

The power of salt

MIT study investigates power generation from the meeting of river water and seawater.

August 20, 2014Read more