ENDLESS FRONTIER:
INNOVATIONS IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

March 2011

Energy

Electrifying Transportation: The Devil is in the Details
MIT symposium finds electric vehicle technology capabilities are way ahead of policy and infrastructure needs. Read more >>

Health

$200 Hand-Held Scanning Device Detects Cancer at Bedside
A hand-held scanner that can detect cancer at a patient's bedside using just a speck of tissue has been created by scientists from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more (with Video) >>

The Power of 'Convergence'
A white paper released by 12 leading MIT researchers discusses potential for revolutionary advances in biomedicine and other fields, based upon the trend of 'convergence,' the merger of the life, physical and engineering sciences. Read more >>

Nano-Sized Vaccines MIT Engineers have designed a new type of nanoparticle that could safely and effectively deliver vaccines for diseases such as HIV and malaria. Read more >>

Science

Hidden in Plain Sight
A new approach to invisibility cloaking gets much closer to the science-fiction version, using simple and inexpensive materials. Read more >>