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.
Delivering a potent cancer drug with nanoparticles can lessen side effects
January 11, 2011The new nanoparticle, which delivers the drug in a form activated when it reaches its target, also treats tumors more effectively than the unadorned drug in mice.
Suresh discusses the role of engineering in the study of infectious disease
December 13, 2010In public lecture at MIT, former dean describes progress in understanding malaria.
3 Questions: Sara Seager on the discovery of a ‘new’ form of life
December 3, 2010The MIT planetary scientist discusses what the finding means for life on Earth and elsewhere in the universe.