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File photo of a water faucet. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Water Can Be Filtered Using Wood

A scientist has discovered a way to create clean drinking water using wood.

03/06/2014

According to a recent study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Audi, driver responses in heart rate, face movements, skin conductance and other health vitals – were given a stress level on par with that of a person skydiving. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Study: Driving A Car As Stressful As Skydiving

According to a recent study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Audi, driver responses in heart rate, face movements, skin conductance and other health vitals – were given a stress level on par with that of a person skydiving.

06/08/2013

MIT researchers are looking to imitate nature in the medical field. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

MIT Creating Porcupine-Inspired Medical Needles

Engineers are creating medical needles and adhesives that emulate barb-tipped porcupine quills.

12/12/2012