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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 Jun. 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 Mar. 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 Apr. 28, 2010

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The future is now at MIT Media Lab

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman visited the famed research and development lab and got a first-hand look at some technologies that could reshape our world.

By Jul. 23, 2010

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Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Two members of the Norwegian parliament say NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has made "a critical contribution" to restoring the balance between national security and civil liberties.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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All hacking eyes on the prize money at CanSecWest

Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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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 Feb. 27, 2008

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MIT researchers create world's trickiest tongue twister

According to speech communication scientists from MIT, "pad kid poured curd pulled cod" is the most difficult phrase to spit out. Give it a try.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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Latest X Prize aims to measure acid in oceans

The $2 million challenge tasks competitors with accurately measuring ocean acidification, a step toward improving the health of our seas and inspiring new market-based uses of the oceans.

By Sep. 9, 2013