Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.
Breakthroughs leading to sophisticated cancer, tuberculosis, and arthritis drugs, as well as cell imaging nanotechnology, get recognition.
Bacteriophages aren't as popular as antibiotics--but that could change, thanks to researchers.
African farmers are pulling water out of the ground with a tool called the SuperMoneyMaker, which won its inventor $100,000 for sustainability.
Ideas Competition award winners applied tech creativity to controlling disease in impoverished communities. Photos: Humanitarian tech at MIT
MIT students working on a vehicle--resembling an SUV with retractable wings--they hope will carry two people on 100- to 500-mile hops. Images: Terrafugia's flying car
Leroy Hood, who co-founded the organization that mapped out the complete set of human genes, wins the Lemelson-MIT Prize for his inventions.
Inventors attending the Lemelson-MIT Awards in San Francisco discuss how times have changed for high-tech innovators.