Once the marvel of the telecom world, the first undersea fiber optic cables have reached the point of telecom obsolescence. Now they'll serve out their retirement gathering oceanographic data.
As an underground culture in game machine-tweaking hardware runs afoul of federal law, copyright protection is clashing with user innovation.
Q&A: Bruce Lehman, the former head of the U.S. Patent Office, says intellectual property protection is essential for nurturing a knowledge economy in the developing world.
As handheld devices proliferate, so too do the memory chips that they rely on. Here's a field guide.
Many Americans got their news and attitudes about the Iraq war from alternative sources showing far more skepticism than mainstream U.S. television.
How a smart bandage works.
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science sees interdisciplinary research as its future.
An experimental partnership is bringing MIT and the University of Cambridge together for research and student exchange.
A pioneering female researcher journeys from the factory to the laboratory.
With their longer lifetimes and higher efficiencies, light-emitting diodes will transform the illumination industry-and save billions in energy costs.