Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
Despite breakthroughs in technology and medicine, there’s still a lot of work ahead for understanding and using the human genome.
MIT Enterprise Forum Executive Director unveils an exciting new opportunity designed to help people with good ideas start successful companies.
Intelligent dust particles embedded in the brain could form an entirely new form of brain-machine interface, say engineers
Osram Sylvania LED bulb shows that lighting manufacturers can finally match other technologies on brightness.
Google’s one-gigabit service made a big statement, but what’s still far from clear is who actually uses it, and for what.
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.
No prizes for guessing who gets top billing. But who comes in at the bottom?
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.