MIT researchers develop novel EV emissions model to quantify importance of vehicle charging patterns and impact of ambient temperature on EV emissions levels.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
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Inspired by camel fur, a new two-layered material could provide extended cooling to preserve the freshness of perishable goods.
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT researchers reveal inadequacies in current battery models.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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Everactive provides an industrial “internet of things” platform built on its battery-free sensors.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~8 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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“Gold standard” material for generating oxygen from water divulges its molecular mechanisms.
May 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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An MIT team has devised a lithium metal anode that could improve the longevity and energy density of future batteries.
Feb. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
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Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change.
Jan. 15, 2020 • ~8 min
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Mining materials from the sea floor could help secure a low-carbon future, but researchers are racing to understand the environmental effects.
Dec. 5, 2019 • ~11 min
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Study of minerals widely used in industrial processes could lead to discovery of new materials for catalysis and filtering.
Oct. 7, 2019 • ~8 min
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