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Bill Gates on bright minds and big problems
Video: Melanie Gonick; original speech footage: AMPS MIT Video Productions; still images: Justin Knight
Video from his visit to MIT on April 21
- Self-oscillating gels
- Self-oscillating gels are materials that continuously change back and forth between different states — such as color or size — without provocation...
- As part of the Festival of Art, Science and Technology the IceWall instillation consists of blocks of ice stacked on each other, with seeds frozen in ...
- Green Grease
- Students from MIT's Biodiesel team organizes the project, called Green Grease, and they traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil last summer to begin the impleme...
- The origins of 2.007
- Professor of Engineering Woodie Flowers discusses course 2.70 and how it evolved into MIT's annual 2.007 Mechanical Engineering Robot Contest.
- Remembering Ron McNair
- On the 25th anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster, AeroAstro professor Jeffrey Hoffman remembers his colleague.
- Holographic TV
- Using a single Kinect camera and standard graphics chips, MIT researchers demonstrate the highest frame rate yet for streaming holographic video.
- Infinity, transformed
- MIT community members discuss the planning and development of the Institute's architecture, focusing on the Infinite Corridor and the recent opening o...
- Medical mirror
- PhD candidate Ming-Zher Poh discusses a system he designed that could measure vital signs just by having a person sit in front of a low-cost camera.
- Media lab complex
- A peek into the new Media Lab complex which opened last month.
- Nobel laureate
- MIT Institute Professor Peter A. Diamond speaks at a press conference following the announcement that he won this year's Nobel Prize in Economics.
- Autonomous parking
- Research Scientist at MIT's AgeLab and Associate Director of New England University Transportation Center Bryan Reimer discusses and demos a car that ...
- Bill Gates on bright minds and big problems
- Video from his visit to MIT on April 21
- Pure Home Water has reached more than 100,000 poor rural women, children, and families with safe drinking water via ceramic pot filters produced at a factory in Tamale, Ghana.
- Fluorescence microscopy images of live cervical cancer cells pretreated with the sensor: (Top left) minimal fluorescence, reflecting low levels of mobile zinc ions; (top right) a bright green signal appears once zinc ions are taken into the cell; (bottom left) the red fluorescence signal indicating the location of mitochondria; (bottom right) an overlay of the zinc sensor signal and mitochondrial dye shows the zinc sensor accumulating in mitochondria.
- Three-dimensional view of stained hippocampus showing fluorescent-expressing neurons (green), connecting interneurons (red) and supporting glia (blue).