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Jul 22, 2014 09:49 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A completely new structure heats water and turns it into steam. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2014 01:21 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A team of graduate students have shown that, theoretically, walking on walls is possible. Continue reading →
Jul 11, 2014 03:24 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Adding silicon dioxide, or quartz -- a primary component in sand -- to lithium-ion batteries improved performance threefold. Continue reading →
Jul 9, 2014 01:52 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A proposed construction project would result in an enclosed, climate-controlled retail metropolis. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 01:54 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Part civic building, part sculpture, the landmark project represents the lotus in three stages of bloom. Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The ginormous GIGAbay plane would also feature hybrid engines, greater efficiency, fewer emissions and less noise. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2014 01:25 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The PowerCube is a self-sustaining solar-power system housed in shipping containers. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Eliza Strickland, IEEE Spectrum
Two MIT engineers have designed a better reactor, one that deals with the industry's biggest problems: waste and safety.
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