MIT Startup Develops System that Recovers Fresh Water from Power Plants

MIT Startup Develops System that Recovers Fresh Water from Power Plants

By Anna Domanska - Jun 11, 2018

Did you know that 39 percent of all water drawn from US rivers, lakes and reservoirs is used to cool electric power plants? Much of that water ends up going out of those cooling to

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Glowing plants won’t just reduce CO2 but also spread light

Glowing plants won’t just reduce CO2 but also spread light

By Christy Gren - Dec 14, 2017

What if plants could not only help in getting rid of the pollution from the environment but also save energy? It seems like Massachusetts Institute of Technology has come up with a

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Toyota Announces $50 Million Investment at Stanford and MIT for Car-Tech Research

Toyota Announces $50 Million Investment at Stanford and MIT for Car-Tech Research

By Anna Domanska - Sep 07, 2015

In an ambitious new collaboration, Japanese auto giant Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the research and de

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Bill Gates Backs Remote-Controlled Contraceptive Microchip that lasts 16 years

Bill Gates Backs Remote-Controlled Contraceptive Microchip that lasts 16 years

By Carrie Ann - Jul 10, 2014

A remote-controlled computer chip which would be embedded under the skin has been created under the patronage of Bill Gates. The chip, which would keep going for 16 years, would di

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Chill Out & Get Wicked Tanned! Boston Sets up Solar Benches ‘Soofa’ that can charge your cellphone

Chill Out & Get Wicked Tanned! Boston Sets up Solar Benches ‘Soofa’ that can charge your cellphone

By Anna Domanska - Jul 01, 2014

   The Internet of Things will be a $7 trillion industry by 2020. We have witnessed a crazy shift from standard products to smart products, be it smartphones, smart homes, smart

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MIT Nanocrystals that can be used to track down counterfeit goods

MIT Nanocrystals that can be used to track down counterfeit goods

By Carrie Ann - Apr 30, 2014

Counterfeiting dates back to the inception towards the end of Civil War, much before President Lincoln was assassinated. Although the technology used then didn’t involve picture-

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Terreform and MIT collaborate to create the Fab Tree Hab

Terreform and MIT collaborate to create the Fab Tree Hab

By Vrushti Mawani - Mar 07, 2011

Ever fantasized about a treehouse hideout as a kid? Surely. Well, seems like this group of architects from Terreform and MIT believe that treehouses are not just for kids. Mitchell

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