The MacGuffin

Technology Review

The Advent of Technicolor – How three MIT physicists revolutionized the movie industry

Hunting For Higgs – MIT researchers take part in the world’s biggest physics experiment

Tiny Drug Transporters – Carbon nanotubes could reduce side effects from cancer treatment.

Virus-Assembled Microbatteries – Researchers at MIT used a virus to assemble two major components of a working microbattery.

Langer Lauded – Bioengineer wins top prize.

First All-Nanowire Sensor – Researchers integrate nanowire sensors and electronics on a chip.

Compressing Light – A new way to confine light could enable better optical communications and computing.

Cheaper White-Light LEDs – Replacing sapphire with silicon could lead to more-affordable LEDs.

Nanotube Circuits – Carbon nanotubes combine high performance and flexibility for electronics.

Quantum Leap – Researchers have controlled the position of a single electron in a silicon circuit.

Assembling Nanotubes – A one-step method sorts and aligns carbon nanotubes for use in electronics.

John McCain, Battery Booster – The senator’s proposed $300 million prize for an electric-car battery prompts excitement, skepticism.

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