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Apr 12, 2016 02:45 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Students just won big prizes for helpful inventions like a sign language interpreting glove and a space gardening robot. Continue reading →
May 19, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Renee Morad
The Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition handed awards to the most inventive team of students.
Jul 15, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
Flexible robots are ideal for crawling around and through jumbled piles of rubble.
Nov 13, 2013 01:46 PM ET // Nic Halverson
inFORM lets users manipulate physical objects from a distance. Continue reading →
Nov 24, 2010 09:41 AM ET // David Teeghman
A business card-size device monitors available light and makes adjusts as needed.
Dec 6, 2010 09:07 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Microprocessors and Bluetooth signals keep one eye on your bank account, and the other one on you.
Jan 13, 2012 10:04 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A new design based on sunflowers could help solar concentrator plants save space and increase output.