Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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Normally an insulator, diamond becomes a metallic conductor when subjected to large strain in a new theoretical model.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study suggests sea ice blocks the flow of carbon both into and out of the ocean, in roughly equal measure.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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Researchers design an effective treatment for both exhaust and ambient air.
July 9, 2020 • ~15 min
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Results could help designers engineer high-temperature superconductors and quantum computing devices.
May 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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Coal could someday be used to make a variety of useful devices, researchers suggest.
April 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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Carbon nanotubes embedded in leaves detect chemical signals that are produced when a plant is damaged.
April 15, 2020 • ~8 min
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With support from renewable energy sources, the MIT research scientist says, we can consider hydrogen fuel as a tool for decarbonization.
March 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.
March 4, 2020 • ~9 min
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