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Big Data Cuts Buildings' Energy Use

Big Data Cuts Buildings' Energy Use

Sensors and Analytic Software Help Make Buildings More Efficient

September 29, 2014Read more
New Formula Could Cut Pollution from Concrete

New Formula Could Cut Pollution from Concrete

The new concrete would contribute less to global warming and be stronger

September 29, 2014Read more
Molten metal batteries aimed at the grid

Molten metal batteries aimed at the grid

MIT's Don Sadoway and his team have invented a battery that could help smooth the power supply from renewable energy sources.

September 23, 2014Read more
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
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
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
This software from MIT whiz kids is designed to electrify India

This software from MIT whiz kids is designed to electrify India

With a quarter of India's population still in the dark, Gridform could help rural electrification projects happen smarter and faster.

August 27, 2014Read more