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11.16.16
Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity
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Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity

Power plants may be able to reclaim more power from heat waste in the future.

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01.11.16
New material can store solar energy to warm you up later
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New material can store solar energy to warm you up later

A solid film releases a burst of heat just when you need it.

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07.15.15
'3D' white graphene could revolutionize gadget cooling
07.15.15

'3D' white graphene could revolutionize gadget cooling

If we can just figure out how to mass produce it

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07.14.14
MIT's new material opens the door to squishable, shape-shifting robots
07.14.14

MIT's new material opens the door to squishable, shape-shifting robots

Robots tend to be either very rigid or very soft, but neither extreme is ideal; ideally, machines...

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06.27.14
MIT's Local Warming system warms you while you wander
06.27.14

MIT's Local Warming system warms you while you wander

Thought experiment time, folks: what would do you if you wanted to warm up a few people in a big,...

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01.21.14
Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy
01.21.14

Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy

It's tough to build solar cells that capture both heat and light -- most of these multi-talented d...

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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 14, 2017
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07.20.13
WRUP: A hot weekend and the anticipation of a patch
07.20.13

WRUP: A hot weekend and the anticipation of a patch

It seems most of the country is blanketed in sweltering heat. If you find yourself outside in the s...

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02.23.13
Insert Coin semifinalist: Radiator Labs wants to help you control your heat
02.23.13

Insert Coin semifinalist: Radiator Labs wants to help you control your heat

Just about any apartment-dwelling urbanite can tell you that radiators are a bit of a necessary ev...

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08.08.12
Shader Printer uses heat-sensitive 'paint' that can be erased with low temperatures (hands-on video)
08.08.12

Shader Printer uses heat-sensitive 'paint' that can be erased with low temperatures (hands-on video)

Lovin' the bold look of those new Nikes? If you're up to date on the athletic shoe scene, you may...

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