Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
Can fluid dynamics offer insights into quantum mechanics?
October 20, 2010Experiments in which fluid droplets mimic the odd behavior of subatomic particles recall an abandoned interpretation of quantum mechanics.
MIT undergraduate showcases work at White House science fair
October 18, 2010Event also features 2 high-school teams that won grants from the Lemelson-MIT Program.
MIT-led team’s eco-aircraft receives Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award
September 28, 2010Unique plane offers significant reduction in emissions, noise and fuel use.
Hockfield says research universities must help cultivate science, math teachers
September 14, 2010At a Brookings Institution event, the MIT president warns U.S. STEM-education gap to have ‘disastrous consequences’ on nation.
MIT researchers among Technology Review’s annual list of the world’s top young innovators
August 25, 2010‘TR35’ to be honored at Technology Review’s EmTech@MIT conference next month.
A plane that lands like a bird
July 20, 2010An innovative control system allows a foam glider to touch down on a perch or a wire like a pet parakeet.
Fibers that can hear and sing
July 12, 2010MIT researchers pass a milestone on the path to sophisticated fibers that interact with their surroundings in new ways.
MIT and the Skolkovo Foundation of Russia reach agreement
June 24, 2010Opportunities for educational and research collaboration to be explored.
Boy Scouts and the Lemelson-MIT Program introduce Inventing merit badge
June 17, 2010Will help Scouts understand the power of creativity and invention
Bill Porter in conversation with Howard Anderson
June 9, 2010Presented by MIT Sloan School of Management Dean's Innovative Leader Series
New book, 'Bright Boys,' chronicles MIT’s pioneering of IT age
June 1, 2010Foreword by Professor Emeritus Jay Forrester shares insight on team’s early work
‘Tattoo’ may help diabetics track their blood sugar
May 28, 2010Chemical engineers are working on carbon nanotubes that could be injected under the skin to reveal blood glucose levels.