As smartphones explode in popularity, augmented reality is starting to move from novelty to utility.
The Media Lab’s Neri Oxman, PhD ’10, wants designers not just to dream up new products but to change the way they’re made.
Germanium could be the next great chip material after silicon’s limits have been reached.
A microfluidic cell copies some basic functions of life.
As industrial robots become more capable, they could start helping out around the home.
Extruding, printing, and sintering are not the same as manufacturing.
A startup is offering free encrypted voice and text communications to protesters in Egypt.
Scientists are starting to open their DNA databases online, creating a network that could pave the way for gene analysis at a new scale.