The story behind an MIT professor’s quest for synthetic penicillin.
We too often attribute great advances to individual brilliance rather than hard work, suggests a new book.
Occipital wants to interrupt virtual-reality scenes with what’s coming at you in real life to prevent surprises and spills.
A company’s novel technology could make custom medical devices and car parts— not to mention shoes that fit just right.
From the Great Depression, a call to embrace the benefits of machinery.
A startup’s approach to making work communication searchable could change how we stay connected at the office.
Carbon nanotube film could let manufacturers “bake” aircraft composites without a giant oven.
Cognitive skills peak at different ages.
Teams discuss pros and cons of eliminating all MIT stock holdings in fossil fuels.
Basic research is an investment in the future.