Engineers are designing a helmet that could protect the spine from serious injury.
The morning students served breakfast to a visiting hero.
New technologies are missing many things, but especially their markets.
Excerpts from Barack Obama’s address on clean energy at MIT.
Researchers describe the potential benefits, and security challenges, of cloud computing.
Microsoft Researcher Kristin Lauter discusses cryptographic-based cloud access and search.
Biomedical engineer Erin Lavik discusses her research developing nanoparticles that promotes blood clotting.
Manjo Narang, CEO of Tradeworx, talks about his company’s high-speed trading technology and what such systems mean in today’s stock market.
Allen Wright, senior staff associate at Columbia University, demonstrates a material that captures carbon dioxide from the air, which could be used to reduce atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations.
Ronald Prinn, a professor of atmospheric science and the director of the center for global change science at MIT, says why climate scientists have started to change their minds about geoengineering.