Improving the accuracy of cancer diagnoses
December 24, 2012New spectroscopy technique could help doctors better identify breast tumors.
Skoltech, MIT reflect on first year of collaboration
December 21, 2012Anniversary event celebrates international ties.
Evolution: It’s all in how you splice it
December 20, 2012MIT biologists find that alternative splicing of RNA rewires signaling in different tissues and may often contribute to species differences.
New experiments, new insights into stress corrosion cracking
December 20, 2012MIT researchers now have new insights into how 'stress corrosion cracking' may be affected by nanoscale disruptions in the crystalline structure of metallic materials.
The What, Who, and How of DUE: Global Education and Career Development (GECD)
December 18, 2012Global Education & Career Development (GECD) comprises three complementary areas within one office.
Young African leaders propose paths to prosperity for the continent
December 18, 2012Members of Youth Think Tank meet with Legatum Center staff and fellows at MIT.
Graduate student David Sengeh gives back to Sierra Leone
December 18, 2012Media Lab doctoral student created a competition to help youth in his home country create their own solutions.
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
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System Design and Management student establishes MIT’s first mining club
December 14, 2012Mining, Oil and Gas Club has sparked interest outside of MIT, notes Juan Esteban Montero.
Sloan student is dressed for success — in her own line of clothes
December 5, 2012Aminata Kane MBA ’13 aims to have a positive social impact on the African continent while making great-fitting clothes.
Lindsey Anne Gilman: Better boiling for more efficient energy production
December 4, 2012
Study: At most a third of us show a consistent approach to financial risk
December 3, 2012Empirically rich new study finds most people alter their risk-management approach depending on the type of financial decision.
Photo finish: Sloanies team up to create Bounce Imaging
November 21, 2012Low-cost camera targeted for first responders, military
New injectable gels toughen up after entering the body
November 16, 2012These more durable gels could find applications in drug delivery and tissue engineering.
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker
November 13, 2012MIT alumnus and co-founder of popular file-transfer service will address the Class of 2013 on June 7.
Enron’s 'Whistle-blower' speaks to MIT Sloan students about ethics and corporate responsibility
November 5, 2012Students “take a sip of ethics”
MIT community mourns the loss of Sloan graduate student Heng ‘Nikita’ Guo
October 30, 2012President Reif urges members of the community to support one another.
Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid
October 25, 2012With 20 years’ notice, paint pellets could cause an asteroid to veer off course.