Two MIT chemists win ACS awards
August 22, 2012Buchwald, Swager honored by the American Chemical Society
Teaching a microbe to make fuel
August 20, 2012Genetically modified organism could turn carbon dioxide or waste products into a gasoline-compatible transportation fuel.
Barker Library's reading room temporarily closed in August
August 8, 2012Renovations will create a 24-hour study space under the Dome
DUSP, Consensus Building Institute team awarded grant for climate change role-play project
August 6, 2012Awarded $637,000 to develop joint project.
Soriero named 2012 Division III Administrator of the Year by NACWAA
August 3, 2012Director of athletics and DAPER department head among eight administrators honored.
Wrinkled surfaces could have widespread applications
July 31, 2012MIT team discovers way of making perfectly ordered and repeatable surfaces with patterns of microscale wrinkles.
Simons Center for the Social Brain offering seed grants, postdoc fellowships
July 26, 2012Deadline for application is August 31.
Three MIT faculty named Simons Investigators
July 24, 2012Goldwasser, Guionnet and Seidel are among 21 researchers selected.
Five MIT researchers win presidential early career honors
July 23, 2012Jarillo-Herrero, Lu, Pathak, Sinha and Thaler among 96 winners.
Keeping our hallways safe and clutter free
July 23, 2012Facilities will waive fee for removing items through the fall.
New model of disease contagion ranks U.S. airports in terms of their spreading influence
July 22, 2012Airports in New York, Los Angeles and Honolulu are judged likeliest to play a significant role in the growth of a pandemic.
Research update: Chips with self-assembling rectangles
July 18, 2012New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step.
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Berger named ISCB fellow
July 16, 2012Applied mathematics, computer science professor honored for contributions in computational biology and bioinformatics.
Macintosh and Windows Users: Keeping Current with Microsoft Office
July 16, 2012IS&T plans to end support for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh at the end of 2012. Upgraded versions offer better performance, integration, and compatibility.
Said and Done for June/July 2012
July 16, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts and social sciences