A startup’s new process could make fuel from algae as cheap as petroleum.
Delivering healthy bacteria in a pill could help patients harboring out-of-balance microbial communities.
Currencies designed to fix perceived flaws in Bitcoin could lead to competition that makes the idea of digital “cryptocurrency” stick.
Soft contact lenses could display information to the wearer and provide continuous medical monitoring.
With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?
Downloading free software is hugely time consuming and expensive in the developing world. Now one computer scientist has worked out how to spread it faster and more cheaply without using the internet.
Carver Mead christened Moore’s Law and helped make it come true. Now he says engineers should experiment with quantum mechanics to advance computing.
A more efficient engine and composite wings that fold up will reduce fuel consumption on Boeing’s 777x.