Chemistry and chemical engineering
New and improved RNA interference
January 4, 2010Researchers use RNA interference to silence multiple genes at once. The advance, which one expert calls a ‘substantial breakthrough,’ could lead to new treatments for liver diseases.
Stephen L. Buchwald to receive 2010 Gustavus J. Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest
December 21, 2009
CIMIT awards three graduate fellowships to MIT students
December 4, 2009
Astronaut and orthopedic surgeon Bobby Satcher tweets his NASA mission
November 30, 2009The shuttle Atlantis brought seven astronauts including Robert Satcher ’86, PhD ’93, an orthopedic surgeon who tweeted through space, back to Earth on Nov. 27, after a 11-day NASA mission to stock the International Space Station.
Energy researchers find Obama an eager student
October 26, 2009In the President's visit to MIT labs he showed keen interest, quick understanding and warm appreciation, say his hosts
Strano, Rubins make PopSci's 'Brilliant 10'
October 23, 2009
Goldwasser, Stubbe named Franklin Institute laureates
October 21, 2009
Deshpande Center's latest funding cycle supports goal of 'idea to impact'
October 17, 2009Since 2002, the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation has funded more than 80 projects with over $9 M in grants. The center supports a wide range of emerging technologies including biotechnology, biomedical devices, information technology, new materials, tiny tech, and energy innovations. Eighteen projects have spun out of the center as independent startups, having collectively raised over $150 million in outside financing from investors.
MIT grad has Nobel connection
October 15, 2009
A capital achievement
October 6, 2009In White House ceremony, President Barack Obama presents JoAnne Stubbe with the National Medal of Science in recognition of enzyme research that led to cancer drug.
Biochemist JoAnne Stubbe wins National Medal of Science
September 17, 2009Nation's top science honor goes to MIT biochemist for her role in helping reveal the mechanism of enzymes involved in DNA replication and repair
MIT 4th overall among U.S. universities, U.S. News says
August 20, 2009Engineering again ranked best in class
A new way to prepare fluorinated pharmaceuticals
August 13, 2009New method gives drug designers more flexibility
Researchers make carbon nanotubes without metal catalyst
August 10, 2009Oxides, as well as metals, seem to be able to sprout carbon nanotubes, study finds
Newly formed Ragon Institute hosts symposium on computational immunology
June 18, 2009
School of Engineering awards
June 3, 2009
MIT teams win U.S. Department of Defense grants
May 22, 2009
It's a fine lineSubscribe
April 9, 2009New method could lead to narrower chip patterns