Ellen Swallow Richards didn’t merely break new ground in a staggering range of scientific fields. MIT’s first alumna also made it her life’s work to apply science for the public good.
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A new kind of microscope creates detailed, three-dimensional movies of living cells as they respond to changes in the environment.
A new type of engine could be relatively inexpensive.
Researchers at MIT have created a revolutionary device that could remotely charge batteries and power household appliances.
A new substance could be used in portable sensors to reveal traces of explosives.
An ultrasensitive NMR probe could improve the diagnosis of diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Researchers integrate refraction information to improve x-ray resolution.
An ultrasensitive method for weighing cells could lead to a cheap and easy-to-use diagnostic device.
Researchers have designed a cheap and small holography system that will work with PCs and gaming consoles.
Propane chemically derived from corn could be used in heating and transportation.