A set of genes found in marine microorganisms can endow common bacteria with the ability to generate energy from light.
Researchers aim to cut carbon-dioxide emissions by shedding light on the nanostructure of cement.
A novel form of locomotion inspired by the way amoebas move could help robots get in places other robots can’t reach.
An ultrasmall grabbing gadget might someday become a new tool in microsurgery.
Ellen Swallow Richards didn’t merely break new ground in a staggering range of scientific fields. MIT’s first alumna also made it her life’s work to apply science for the public good.
A startup hopes to help computers have meaningful conversations with people.
Sensor-equipped helmets that measure the shock from explosive devices could reach the field this year.