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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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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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Bracketron Mi-T Grip

The Bracketron Mi-T Grip is (both metaphorically and literally) a solid smartphone mount for users who prefer dashboard placement.

Mar. 19, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Mar. 19, 2013

MSRP: $29.95

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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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MIT demos shoulder-mounted Doc Ock robot arms

We can't all be super-villains, but some MIT researchers are getting closer with a set of robot arms that sit on your shoulders. First the lab, then the world!

By Jun. 3, 2014

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​MIT experiment gives $100 in Bitcoin to all undergrads

Curious to see what happens if they create a Bitcoin economy, two MIT students raise $500,000 to distribute among their classmates.

By Apr. 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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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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MIT's super-speedy robot fish makes flashy escape

Researchers have created a "soft" robofish powered by carbon dioxide that can swim around on its own and execute a critical escape maneuver just as fast as a real fish.

By Mar. 13, 2014