Brain and cognitive sciences
Even when test scores go up, some cognitive abilities don’t
December 11, 2013MIT neuroscientists find even high-performing schools don’t influence their students’ abstract reasoning.
John Mikhael ’13 wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 23, 2013Recent MIT graduate in mathematics, who has also conducted research in neuroscience, will study at Oxford next year.
Three from MIT win NIH grants
September 30, 2013Boyden, Ting and Tye receive grants for innovative medical research.
Artificial-intelligence research revives its old ambitions
September 9, 2013A new interdisciplinary research center at MIT, funded by the National Science Foundation, aims at nothing less than unraveling the mystery of intelligence.
MIT launches the Center for Neurobiological Engineering
August 26, 2013Establishing a neuroengineering community that can set new research directions and address emerging issues in brain science.
Research update: Genome editing becomes more accurate
July 21, 2013Improved technique makes it easier to add or delete genes in living cells, with less risk of off-target DNA damage.
D-Lab Scale-Ups awards funds to three MIT social entrepreneurs
May 16, 2013Shawn Wen ‘13, Kevin Cedrone SM ’10 PhD ‘13 and Sumana Shrestha MBA ‘13 to join the Phase I Fellowship Program
Nine MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2013Among 198 elected this year to the prestigious honorary society.
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Four MIT researchers attend White House announcement of brain initiative
April 2, 2013Obama invites Boyden, Brown, Desimone and Seung to launch of new federal initiative.
Four professors named 2013 MacVicar Fellows
March 15, 2013Griffith, Miller, Schulz and Teng awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.