fogged window

MIT researchers have devised a coating method using common and inexpensive polymers that will prevent windows from fogging up or having ice form on them. The innovation could have applications […]


We all know how plants turn to face the light. But what about polymers? A team from MIT has incorporated photoreactive groups of atoms into polymers that make them respond […]

bionic eye

“We can rebuild him. We have the technology.” Those opening lines from the 1970s television show, “The Six Million Dollar Man,” just may be coming true in the 2010s. In […]


It’s flu season. To stave off the illness, many people take a flu shot, a vaccine which delivers inactive viruses into a body so that antibodies will be triggered to […]