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.
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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.
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New 2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics
MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties.
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Motion-induced quicksand
MIT granular model explains unusual behavior in sand.

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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.
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