Topic: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The latest revisions from four teams of scientists find that up to 1.76 million barrels from the BP oil spill had escaped into the Gulf of Mexico by June 3.
06/11/2010 12:14 pm
Swiss scientist Michael Graetzel won the 2010 Millennium Technology Prize for his work on inexpensive solar cells for renewable energy projects.
06/09/2010 03:44 pm
Getting the world set up online is fine. Next: Delivering content that serves the world.
06/02/2010 04:09 pm
The BP oil spill is a unique event, so scientists are converging on the Gulf to try to understand how best to combat deep-sea oil spills and what effects they have on the environment.
05/27/2010 06:58 pm
With some 1,200 offshore oil rigs operating today, oil spills are still relatively rare. But experts warn that safety procedures and cleanup methods have not kept pace with drilling at ever-deeper depths.
05/24/2010 04:56 pm
Students from West Philadelphia make a viable 'X PRIZE' run against auto companies from around the globe. The potential prize: $7.5 million for the school and a 100 m.p.g. car for the world.
05/24/2010 04:11 pm
A team of scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute announced that they have successfully created a living organism with a completely synthetic genome.
05/21/2010 03:12 pm
See Better to Learn Better: Inexpensive, durable – but still 'cool' – glasses from Yves Behar help Mexican schoolchildren to focus.
05/20/2010 03:16 pm
India’s parliament erupted at a proposal last month to reserve one-third of seats for women. But village-level quotas putting women in power have won many supporters.
05/11/2010 11:33 am