Hugh Herr, SM ’93, isn’t just developing more capable prosthetic limbs. He’s rethinking what humans can do.
A few carbon capture and sequestration projects are under way, but economics and politics are holding the technology back.
Startup Alphabet Energy has its first product: what it says is the world’s largest thermoelectric generator.
An app called Yovo uses a clever trick to make it hard to preserve its ephemeral messages.
Investor Peter Thiel has inspiring advice for wanna-be entrepreneurs, but he is unrealistic about where technology really comes from.
The FDA ordered 23andMe to stop selling its health tests. But for the intrepid, genome knowledge is still available.
The waste heat in cement production can drive technologies that can grab at least 30 percent of a plant’s carbon dioxide emissions.
A senior forgoes commencement to spend 15 days at the bottom of the ocean.
The MIT Science Fiction Society has an admirable collection of quirks.