Massachusetts institute of technology

08.27.15
The Big Picture: It's always sunny in Brooklyn
08.27.15

The Big Picture: It's always sunny in Brooklyn

Want to know how much solar power your neighborhood can make but don't want to use Google's Sunroof? MapDwell would like to show you something.

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08.24.15
MIT's newest 3D printer spouts 10 materials at a time
08.24.15

MIT's newest 3D printer spouts 10 materials at a time

One of the biggest hindrances to current 3D printers is that they almost exclusively stick to a si...

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08.11.15
MIT team gets us one step closer to robot bartenders
08.11.15

MIT team gets us one step closer to robot bartenders

MIT researchers succeed in getting a group of robots to perform an important task: serving drinks.

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09.11.14
MIT's big ideas for small kit that makes crime scene investigations faster, cheaper
09.11.14

MIT's big ideas for small kit that makes crime scene investigations faster, cheaper

Mass spectrometry. What's it good for anyway? Analyzing substances to figure out just what they ar...

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04.06.14
Inhabitat's Week in Green: WarkaWater Tower, kangaroo-like robot and an energy-generating carousel
04.06.14

Inhabitat's Week in Green: WarkaWater Tower, kangaroo-like robot and an energy-generating carousel

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

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11.02.12
MIT prof and student discover algorithm for predicting trending Twitter topics
11.02.12

MIT prof and student discover algorithm for predicting trending Twitter topics

Predicting the future of Twitter's trending topics is, as of right now, an impossibility. But two...

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10.19.12
The future of higher education: reshaping universities through 3D printing
10.19.12

The future of higher education: reshaping universities through 3D printing

Featuring four towering limestone columns and classic Flemish-bond brickwork, the century-old Mack...

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10.10.12
MIT pencils in carbon nanotube gas sensor that's cheaper, less hazardous (video)
10.10.12

MIT pencils in carbon nanotube gas sensor that's cheaper, less hazardous (video)

Carbon nanotube-based sensors are good at sniffing out all kinds of things, but applying the cylin...

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09.01.12
Alt-week 9.1.12: growing bones, repairing voices, and a pair of satellites
09.01.12

Alt-week 9.1.12: growing bones, repairing voices, and a pair of satellites

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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