ENDLESS FRONTIER:
INNOVATIONS IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

May 2011

Energy

Teaching Algae to Make Fuel
A new process discovered by MIT's Center for Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, and Colorado's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, could lead to production of hydrogen using bioengineered microorganisms. Read more >>

MIT's Contributions to Energy
2011 marks MIT's 150th Anniversary. This story (courtesy Boston Globe), recounts Energy innovations the Institute has fostered since its founding. Read more >>

Health

MIT's Contributions to Health
Additional coverage of MIT's contributions to Health over the past 150 years. Read more >>

Science & Technology

Finding a Needle in a Haystack
New sensor developed by MIT chemical engineers can detect tiny traces of explosives. Read more >>

Toward Faster Transistors
MIT physicists discover a new physical phenomenon that could eventually lead to the first increases in computers' clock speed since 2002. Read more >>