MIT Better Microscope

MIT’s latest microscope can view nanoscale processes in real time

  State-of-the-art atomic force microscopes (AFMs) are designed to capture pictures of structures as small as a fraction of a nano meter — one million times smaller than the width of a...
apache revolver

History: The Apache Gun Revolver

This distinctive Swiss Knife of weapon's is known as the Apache Gun Revolver, also referred to as the Apache Knuckle Duster Pepperbox Antique French Revolver and it was designed and patented...
The MIT Spyce Kitchen team

Students at MIT invent a robotic kitchen that may revolutionize fast food

MIT engineering students Michael Farid, Kale Rogers, Luke Schlueter and Braden Knight invented a completely automated mini-restaurant referred to as Spyce Kitchen, that will make fast food even faster. It features a fridge, dishwasher,...
Clear solar cell

Buildings to be powered by Solar Windows

Manhattan has roughly forty seven thousand buildings with around 10.7 million windows, based on a 2013 estimate from The New York Times. Now think about if just 1%, that's 100,700, of these...
holus demo

Holus: Interactive Tabletop 3D “Holographic” Display

We haven't seen Star Wars like holograms in real life, until now that is. A brand new device called the Holus is aiming to change that. Important: Please read our update regarding...
terrafugia liftoff

Upgraded: The flying car called the Terrafugia TF-X

Flying cars have probably been on the back of people's from the time cars were invented. Many have daydreamed of having one, movies have come come up with concepts and ideas...
Lithium Ion cells

A small mistake helped scientists to quadruple battery lifespan

Until somebody figures out a alternative for lithium-ion in rechargeable batteries, research will continue into find out how to cram extra power inside as well as extending their useful lifespan. Two...
wifi power

Power Over WiFi: Charge your devices from 28 feet away!

Energy beamed to camera via modified Wi-Fi signals Everyone hates wires, especially when you have a LOT of them. A cable to charge your android phone, another one to charge your iPad...
airport parking

Get paid to park your car at the Airport? Now there’s an app for...

Getting a free automobile wash and vacuuming and the airport sounds good. What's even higher is getting paid for leaving your automotive. FlightCar, a peer-to-peer car sharing service operating at airports, also...
Battelle dronedefender

A New Rifle Shoots Down Drones Without Bullets

One would have to be quite an expert marksman to shoot a drone out of the sky with a traditional rifle. Firing a bullet with a diameter of around 7 mm and hitting an...

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