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ENDLESS FRONTIER: INNOVATIONS IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

November 2014

 

Energy & Environment

 

The missing piece of the climate puzzle

Researchers show that a canonical view of global warming tells only half the story. Read more at http://bit.ly/1APMRO2

 

 

Science & Tech

 

MIT MechE spinoff launches all-terrain wheelchair in U.S.

Based on an original design for use in developing countries, new Freedom Chair is specially designed for U.S. and European markets.

Read more at http://bit.ly/1APKUBf

 

New 2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics

MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties.

Read more at http://bit.ly/1APJtm8

 

Motion-induced quicksand

MIT granular model explains unusual behavior in sand.

Read more at http://bit.ly/1APLgHQ

 

 

Convergence/Health

 

New device could make large biological circuits practical

Innovation from MIT could allow many biological components to be connected to produce predictable effects.

Read more at http://bit.ly/1APJYwy