Scientists unveil tools for rewriting the code of life
July 14, 2011New technology from MIT and Harvard can edit DNA at the genome scale, giving cells novel functions.
Two from MIT named 2011 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences
June 14, 2011Physicist Jeff Gore and biologist Mary Gehring receive the prestigious award for their innovative research.
Two from MIT named Goldwater Scholars
May 16, 2011Undergraduates receive top honor in collegiate math, science and engineering education
MIT biologist David Bartel elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 6, 2011Ten MIT alumni also among this year’s new members
Whitehead Institute director honored with March of Dimes Prize
April 26, 2011
A celebration of women in science and engineering
April 1, 2011Symposium highlights the work and accomplishments of women at MIT and beyond.
A life filled with firsts
January 26, 2011Ellen Swallow Richards, MIT’s first female graduate and faculty member, opened the door for women in science, and founded ecology and home economics along the way.