A new look at prolonged radiation exposure
May 15, 2012MIT study suggests that at low dose-rate, radiation poses little risk to DNA.
Successful human tests for first wirelessly controlled drug-delivery chip
February 16, 2012Clinical trial of the programmable, implantable device shows promise in treating osteoporosis.
Five MIT engineers named to National Academy of Engineering
February 9, 2012Several Institute alumni also among 66 new members announced today.
MIT to launch Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
February 2, 2012Based in School of Engineering but spanning all of MIT, IMES will be led by Arup K. Chakraborty.
Four from MIT named AAAS fellows
December 9, 2011
Two MIT PhD graduates win 2011 Hertz Foundation thesis prizes
December 2, 2011
Kaitlyn Nealon named to Capital One Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team
December 1, 2011Sophomore defender becomes fourth player in the history of the women's soccer program to earn honor.
Living cells say: Can you hear me now?
November 17, 2011Researchers find that cells’ chemical signaling includes a way to tell whether signals are being received or not.
MIT team wins iGEM competition track
November 15, 2011Group earns top spot in health and medicine; advances to grand finals for first time.
Charging toward better neural implants
October 27, 2011Researchers improve the efficiency of devices that stimulate damaged nerves, reducing potential side effects.
Computer science gives a boost to heart health
October 13, 2011New technique searches for subtle indicators of risk hidden in a patient’s EKG.
15 MIT students named Siebel Scholars
October 12, 2011Graduate students in computer science, bioengineering and business honored.
Five from MIT win NIH grants
September 20, 2011Grants support biomedical research that will ‘challenge the status quo’ with risk-taking, innovative ideas.