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May 27, 2010
VIDEO: MIT researchers working on easier allergy test
The New York Times,
May 25, 2010
"We don't have alternatives ready to be deployed tomorrow." — Chemical engineering professor Greg Stephanopoulos on the present and future of off-shore drilling
May 17, 2010
An MIT team aims to bring aviation into the 21st century with two bold new designs for commercial airliners that could trim fuel use by up to 70 percent while increasing passenger capacity.
May 16, 2010
Mixing whimsy and wonkishness, MIT’s Toy Lab has again produced a series of lively student inventions aimed at amazing kids. — Story on the Toy Lab's recent PLAYsentations
May 12, 2010
"You can try to treat each of the effects of weightlessness system by system, with certain pills for bone loss and certain exercise regimens for the muscles. Or you can treat the root cause of weightlessness by restoring gravity." — Laurence Young, the Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics and professor of health sciences and technology.
The Boston Globe,
May 12, 2010
A four-member team from Stanford University that created a film coating for electronic screens won a $200,000 grant and first prize yesterday in MIT’s third Clean Energy Entrepreneurship competition.
May 8, 2010
"Without question, we would rather have done it all in the U.S. I'm an American citizen. We're an American company. It's an American-born technology." — MIT's Yet-Ming Chiang on manufacturing a battery technology he developed.
May 10, 2010
"The interesting thing about a GPU is that they are made to produce a visual world. What we want to do is reverse that process." — Nicolas Pinto, a graduate student in the Department of Brain And Cognitive Sciences.
April 29, 2010
"It's fine to help the developing world, but first you have to know what it needs. Amy Smith does." — Amy Smith, D-Lab founder, named to Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list
May 6, 2010
Researchers say they are a step closer to understanding why some people have natural protection against HIV. — Story on work by MIT's Arup Chakraborty