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The definition of a "perfect oyster" depends a lot on whether you're a fisherman or a conservationist. But can conservation efforts create an environment that will preserve everyone's perfect oyster? By Scott Berdahl, Camille Carlisle, ...
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Lately, seeing flyers about technology-oriented development projects targeting Africa around MIT has had me reflecting on the history of "technology transfer" in Africa; mainly because the language of international development often soun...
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For more information, visit http://rvsn.csail.mit.edu/wheelchair. New engineering developments offer opportunities to develop assistive technology that can improve the lives of many people who use wheelchairs. In our work, we are design...
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Presentations made on MIT energy research at a press briefing on March 5, 2010. Paula Hammond: Materials for Energy Applications Using Electrostatic Assembly Gang Chen: Nanostructured Materials for Energy Applications Michael Strano: Dis...
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The Laboratory for Advanced Materials (LAM) was officially opened on March 17, 2010. The LAM is the third in a series of renovation projects at the eastern end of the Infinite Corridor in the Main Group that have created public-facing ma...
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This autonomous helicopter has been equipped with voice activation technology. A user can give voice commands to the helicopter and the helicopter is able to respond or navigate to a requested location. More info here: http://du.tkollar....
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A fluorescent tube swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. It is made to rotate and then brought near the Van de Graaff generator. The tube lights up when there is a potential difference between its ends. This happens when it is poi...
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Sampling MIT will directly connect visitors to some of the thousands of research topics currently being explored at the Institute. In typical MIT fashion, the questions being asked are large, and the techniques used to discover answers ...
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MIT Professor Daniel Nocera and his research team are in a race to make inexpensive energy from the sun – and they want to do it soon. Using plant photosynthesis as their inspiration, this exhibit shows how they can now use the sun’s ene...
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Research by the MIT Space Policy and Society group has the possibility of shaping the most important human space policy decisions in a generation. On view in this exhibit is the space suit designed by Professor Dava Newman, as well as ot...
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