Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Solar Water Harvester Produces Water from Air

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Apr 14, 2017 04:32 AM EDT

"This is a major breakthrough in the long-standing challenge of harvesting water from the air at low humidity." read more

US Preparing to Launch another Satellite that Spies on Chinese and Russian Satellites

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Feb 16, 2017 03:51 AM EST

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory designed and built SensorSat. read more

Mars One Scam Still Up and Running; Announces ‘Tests’ for Martian ‘Colonists’

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 07, 2016 09:16 PM EDT

They said without dramatic improvements in equipment life, the colonists could starve to death on Mars. read more

MIT Wants to make this a Better World

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | May 09, 2016 12:08 PM EDT

The $5 billion, said Reif, will enable a future where fundamental science unlocks new knowledge. read more

MIT Researchers Unveil 'Smartphone-Based Laser Rangefinder' for Self-Driving Vehicles

Sami Ghanmi   | Mar 26, 2016 09:39 AM EDT

A team of researchers from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the U.S. have successfully developed a new infrared laser "depth-sensing system", using an ordinary smartphone paired with a low-cost laser. read more

New Algorithm Eliminates Reflections From Digital Images

Sami Ghanmi   | May 12, 2015 08:45 AM EDT

MIT researchers have developed a computer algorithm that can help photographers eliminate unnecessary reflections in digital images. read more

Use of Premium Gas Saves Money, Fuel

Marc Maligalig   | Oct 29, 2014 05:14 PM EDT

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has found that the automobile industry, as well as the whole world, would be able to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 35 million tons annually, saving up to US$6 billion in fuel costs, just by gassing up light-duty vehicles with higher-octane gasoline. read more

New Display Technology Could Free People from Wearing Eyeglasses

Marco Foronda   | Jul 26, 2014 02:09 AM EDT

It's possible not to wear eyeglasses when using a laptop or iPad. read more

"Sponge" Can Convert Sunlight Into Steam Energy

Marco Foronda   | Jul 24, 2014 05:14 AM EDT

MIT's invention could help lower the cost required to generate steam. read more

Scientists Invent Powered Fingers that Move Like the Real Thing

Marco Foronda   | Jul 23, 2014 05:32 AM EDT

Two extra robotic fingers to help everyday chores. read more

3D Technology Models Your Brain As You're Thinking

Robert Sarkanen   | May 20, 2014 10:28 PM EDT

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Vienna have created an imaging system that can create 3D models of ongoing brain activity. read more

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