Making sense of medical sensors
April 19, 2013Computer scientists and electrical engineers are devising algorithms that look for useful new patterns in data produced by medical sensors.
Students have engineering on the brain
April 2, 2013MIT class offers student teams a chance to create business ventures based on neurotechnology research.
Practicing medicine at the nanoscale
March 11, 2013New approaches to drug delivery offer hope for new, more targeted treatments.
Sterilizing with the sun
February 26, 2013Solar concentrating system could replace fuel-powered or electric devices in remote villages.
Bringing a new perspective to infectious disease
February 8, 2013Enlisted in the fight against HIV, MIT engineers and scientists contribute new technology, materials and computational studies.
MIT students create new medical devices
January 30, 2013Precision machine design class links doctors with students to find ways of meeting pressing medical needs for new technology.
Big medical data
January 25, 2013At the intersection of medicine and computer science, researchers look for clinically useful correlations amid mountains of information.
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Artificial intelligence, Big data, Medical data mining, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Computer science and technology, Health care, Health sciences and technology, Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Tiny tools help advance medical discoveries
January 8, 2013MIT researchers are designing tools to analyze cells at the microscale.
Also labeled: Biological engineering, Diagnostic devices, Mechanical engineering, Metamaterials, Microfluidics, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Biomedicine, Health, Health care, Health sciences and technology, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Medicine, Membranes, Imaging, Lab-on-a-chip, Cancer, Cells, Tumors, Optogenetics, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
The health-insurance markets of the (very near) future
January 2, 2013Policymakers must address ‘tension’ between competition and ease of use.
Tissue engineering: Growing new organs, and more
December 14, 2012Research could lead to better ways to heal injuries and develop new drugs.