Bilikiss Adebiyi, CEO of Wecyclers, describes the lessons her co-founders have learned from taking a business plan built in one country and trying to execute it in another.
This array of videos shows spectrographic data (representing brain wave frequencies) from each of 44 electrodes attached to the scalp of a healthy volunteer undergoing propofol anesthesia. The spectrograms are arranged according to their approximate position on the ...
A team of MIT researchers has found a coating that outperforms others not only in preventing foggy buildups, but also in maintaining good optical properties without distortion.
We all know that solar cells use the sun's light to create electricity, but how exactly does that happen? License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://k12videos.mit.edu/terms-conditions
The Lewis Music Library's Music at MIT Oral History Project was established in 1999 to document the vibrant history of music at MIT.
MIT President L. Rafael Reif discussed reinventing the residential research university for the future in light of rising costs and emerging online alternatives.
MIT Sloan Assistant Professor Evan Apfelbaum discusses the business case for diversity in the workplace.
A collaboration between Stratasys & The Self-Assembly Lab at MIT, which is headed by Skylar Tibbits, a lecturer in the Department of Architecture.
Hybrid forms of multimedia, combining aspects of newspapers, documentary film and digital video are a notable feature of today's on-line journalism. How is this changing our journalism?
Nozomi, a self-described artist and comic book lover, describes how her training to become a scientist was akin to that of a ninja.
Ben Ofori-Okai discusses the concept of orbital degeneracy (two orbitals with the same energy) in relation to his research on nanoscale MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
Professor John Essigmann describes how an early industry experience doing real science pushed him to pursue a career as a professor and professional scientist.
Hector initially worked in construction, but at age 29, he realized he wanted to use his mind instead of his back in his career.
Quantum dots are tiny semiconductor crystals with vivid colors that can be used as visual labels in biology and medicine. Quantum dots excited by UV radiation emit light with an energy and color that is determined by the size of the quantum dot. Darcy Wanger describes how the characteristics ...
Jingnan Lu's research focuses on converting carbon dioxide, an environmental pollutant, into biofuel. Here she explains how she engineers a carbon-storing microorganism into a biofuel production pathway.
Professor John Essigmann describes how oxidation reactions in our bodies are both essential for life and responsible for cell damage that can potentially lead to cancer.
Samuel Thompson brings a sense of play to his science research that he traces back to his love of the performing arts and his early exposure to science as a child.
MIT Sloan Professor Leigh Hafrey discusses President Obama's second inaugural address.
Learn more about the civil and environmental engineer who has contributed to the discovery and understanding of the dominant photosynthetic organisms in the ocean.