A NASA-led team of researchers called the Desert Research and Technology Studies (D-RATS) field test their new lunar rover and human-exploration robotic systems in Black Point Lava Flow, AZ.
With Congress locked in a debate over how to reform the United States’ $2.3 trillion health-care industry, Harvard economist and health-care policy expert David Cutler explains how information technology affects the quality and economics of health care.
Emanuel Sachs, 1366 Technologies's chief technology officer and professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, reflects on lessons learned from his earlier startup, Evergreen Solar, and discusses whether breakthroughs are needed for solar power to compete with conventional sources of electricity.
Emanuel Sachs, 1366 Technologies's chief technology officer and a professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, explains the physics of solar cells and how to make them more efficient.
Craig Lund, director of business development at 1366 Technologies, and Emanuel Sachs, the company's chief technology officer, give a behind-the-scenes look at the company's lab and pilot manufacturing line.
This clip shows a BotPrize judge (identified as player 711) from last year, playing against a bot in Unreal Tournament 2004.
Dan Newman, chief medical information officer of Boston Medical Center, explains the workings of the hospital’s new electronic-records network connecting BMC with community health centers in the Boston area.
Bernardo Herzer, the founder and CEO of Lehr, a startup based in Los Angeles, describes the company’s environmentally-friendly lawn equipment and demonstrates two of Lehr's products.
This video shows how researchers at Oregon Health & Science University created a fertile egg through a process they call spindle-chromosomal complex transfer, which allowed for the complete replacement of mitochondrial DNA.
Jim Carey, co-founder of SiOnyx, explains how his company makes “black silicon” and how it could be used to make devices such as inexpensive night-vision equipment.