April 3, 2009

Virus-built batteries

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Research at MIT yields virus-built batteries that would allow for light-weight, conformal battery production.

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March 26, 2009

A digital “sixth sense”

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Interesting research at MIT regarding a new way to interact with your environment.  Think of the singles bar implications.

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March 25, 2009

Vision for Humans in Space

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A forward look at the important area of human space exploration.  The “Future of Human Spaceflight” was writtent by a team of scientsts led by MIT researchers.  A full copy of the report is available from MIT.

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Omniphobic…I foresee lots of uses for this term.

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Interesting chemistry, done by scientists at MIT, that creates material that repels water-based and oil-based substances.  The created material is too fragile for near-term commercial applications but it may find its way to mainstream eventually.

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