MIT Technology Review



Wireless Power for Minuscule Medical Implants

A novel way of powering implanted devices could enable new ways to control appetite, regulate insulin, and treat brain injuries.


How to Break Cryptography With Your Bare Hands

The latest way to snoop on a computer is by measuring subtle changes in electrical potential as data is decrypted.


Despite the Latest Creaks, the Internet Isn’t Close to Breaking

The complexity of the Internet is overwhelming some older routers, but these systems can easily be upgraded.


Insect Farming Is Taking Shape as Demand for Animal Feed Rises

As the world grows hungrier for animal protein, insects could be the new way to feed livestock.


Researchers Hack Into Michigan’s Traffic Lights

Security flaws in a system of networked stoplights point to looming problems with an increasingly connected infrastructure.


Love of Labor

Automation makes things easier, whether it’s on the factory floor or online. Is it also eroding too many of the valuable skills that define us as people?


15 Years Ago

Fifteen years ago we launched the TR100 to celebrate the magazine’s centennial. The feature has since evolved into our annual 35 Innovators Under 35 list. Here are some standouts from year one.


The History Inside Us

Improvements in DNA analysis are helping us rewrite the past and better grasp what it means to be human.


Seven Over 70

To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.


In Praise of Efficient Price Gouging

Uber’s most important innovation is the way it prices its services. But that innovation has not been unreservedly welcomed by customers. They’re wrong.