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lemelson-mit prize

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Biochemist wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

Breakthroughs leading to sophisticated cancer, tuberculosis, and arthritis drugs, as well as cell imaging nanotechnology, get recognition.

By June 1, 2010

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Lemelson-MIT prize goes to man of many talents

Award winner Erez Lieberman-Aiden has developed breakthroughs in such areas as genetics, sensor technology, applied mathematics, and even evolutionary linguistics.

By March 3, 2010

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Rainmaker wins $100,000 Lemelson-MIT award

Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.

By April 28, 2010

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Synthetic bacteria-fighting organisms win Lemelson-MIT prize

Bacteriophages aren't as popular as antibiotics--but that could change, thanks to researchers.

By February 27, 2008

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CNET News Daily Podcast: TiVo embraces the Web

New HD Series4 product integrates with online content now.

By March 3, 2010

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MIT Media Lab Complex ready to illuminate

Architect Fumihiko Maki creates literal think tanks in the form of glass-encased labs for MIT's most famous interdisciplinary program.

By March 5, 2010

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Bomb detection innovator wins $500,000

Lemelson-MIT Prize goes to chemist Timothy Swager, whose tech innovation has a nose for TNT. Photo: A nose as good as Fido's?

By April 2, 2007

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MIT honors humanitarian tech invention

Ideas Competition award winners applied tech creativity to controlling disease in impoverished communities. Photos: Humanitarian tech at MIT

By May 3, 2007

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Here comes the robo-wedgie

A student at MIT has invented a motorized pulley that will let paramedics and firefighters zip up the side of buildings like Spider-Man.

By February 14, 2007

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MIT student invents device for wall crawling

Nathan Ball led design of the Atlas Powered Rope Ascender, which can hoist 250 pounds up 30 stories in half a minute. Photos: The Atlas at work

By February 14, 2007