Category Archives: Innovation

Rogue wave ahead

Now a prediction tool developed by MIT engineers may give sailors a 2-3 minute warning of an incoming rogue wave, providing them with enough time to shut down essential operations on a ship or offshore platform.

Modified laser cutter prints 3-D objects from powder

Rice University bioengineering researchers have modified a commercial-grade CO2 laser cutter to create OpenSLS, an open-source, selective laser sintering platform that can print intricate 3-D objects from powdered plastics and biomaterials.

Phresh is raising funds to save fruits and vegetables from spoiling

Israeli start-up Phresh is raising funds to complete the building and delivery of its Food Protectors product, an organic and healthy solution that saves fruits and vegetables at homes from spoiling.

New Technique for Turning Sunlight into Hydrogen

A team of Korean researchers has recently pioneered in developing a new type of multilayered (Au NPs/TiO2/Au) photoelectrode that boosts the ability of solar water-splitting to produce hydrogen.

Researchers developed a new method of measuring blood glucose using far infrared light

Researchers have proposed and developed non-invasive methods for glucose measurement using near infrared light.

Energy-friendly chip can perform powerful artificial-intelligence tasks

At the International Solid State Circuits Conference in San Francisco, MIT researchers presented a new chip designed specifically to implement neural networks.