Prof. Gerbrand Ceder has developed a new battery, which he hopes will power a plug-in hybrid car that can recharge in the garage at night.
Thermoelectricity has been around a long time, but Prof. Gang Chen’s innovations, along with other MIT work, promise dramatic increases in efficiency.
Prof. Neil Gershenfeld says the day is coming when we will produce our own products at home with a device called a personal fabricator.
Assoc. Prof. Angela Belcher draws on nature to create valuable materials and devices.
Potential help for arthritis, a safer smallpox vaccine, and more.
Prof. Caroline Ross welcomes challenges from ocean sailing to devising the most versatile memory chip every created.
Dozens at MIT are learning the ancient craft of blacksmithing.
An earthquake in Turkey, ancient rubber, and more.
Guiding light, safer drugs, and more