Ravi Pappu, cofounder of Cambridge-based ThingMagic, demonstrates a truck-based RFID system at the company's lab in Woburn, MA. The system, called Tool Link, takes inventory of the items packed in a truck bed and alerts the user if any are missing.
Scalable nanopatterned surfaces designed by MIT researchers could make for more efficient power generation and desalination.
MIT researchers have engineered a device that delivers a tiny, high-pressure jet of medicine through the skin without the use of a hypodermic needle.
An MIT grad student can find and even change memories in a mouse's brain.
Some problems aren't apparent until you ask.
Participants: Isaac S. Kohane, Director, Children's-HST Informatics Program; Associate Director of Bioinformatics, Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics; Nevine Zariffa, Therapy Area Director, Cardiovascular and Metabolism, Biomedical Data Sciences, ...
Charles L. Cooney, SM '67, PhD '70, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engieering; Co-Director, Program on the Pharmaceutical Industry; Mark R. Bamforth, Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations and Pharmaceutical ; Genzyme Corporation; Peter Walsh, Director of ...
How we choose the "10 Emerging Technologies."
Based at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, MIT Hacking Medicine brings together stakeholders who are passionate about changing the status quo in healthcare. The "hacking" approach fosters an ecosystem of empowerment for launching disruptive healthcare ...
In today's innovation economy, organizations face increasingly complex and difficult challenges. One of the most critical is how to develop a pipeline of impactful and profitable products and services while energizing employees and keeping them creative. This task requires new ways of ...
How do you take the world-class science being done in labs at MIT and use it to make a difference in the lives of real people? And how do you build a team capable of tackling an issue with multiple dimensions? Here's a look at the Tata Center's method for taking ...
Students from the Williamston High School InvenTeam in Williamston, Michigan explain their invention, an offshore rip current alert system, as well as their InvenTeams experience.
Students from the Sidwell Friends School InvenTeam in Washington, D.C. explain their invention, a power generator using gray water, as well as their InvenTeams experience.
Students from the Shenzhen Middle School InvenTeam in Shenzhen, China describe their InvenTeams project, an embedded structural bicycle lock, as well as their InvenTeams experience.
Students from the S.S. Seward Institute InvenTeam in Florida, New York explain their invention, a solar-powered steam autoclave, as well as their InvenTeams experience.
6/21/12 1:00pm - 4:00pm Presentation by the Williamston High School InvenTeam from Williamston, Michigan Offshore rip current alert system
6/21/12 1:00pm - 4:00pm Presentation by the Lynden High School InvenTeam from Lynden, Washington Self-balancing recumbent tricycle
6/21/12 1:00pm - 4:00pm Presentation by the Eastern Regional High School InvenTeam from Voorhees, New Jersey Ultraviolet water filtration and storage devices
6/21/12 1:00pm - 4:00pm Presentation by the Bishop Kelly High School InvenTeam from Boise, Idaho Assistive writing and computer pointing devices