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.
Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 24, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.
CityDays Serve-Off brings MIT student communities to the local community
October 22, 2012190 students serve at 13 local organizations.
Department snapshot: Mechanical Engineering
October 16, 2012More MechE students choose to design their own education.
MIT's CSAIL launches new center to tackle the future of wireless and mobile technologies
October 11, 2012Will address major technical challenges facing wireless field, bring together academia and industry
A new way to create rare sugars
October 10, 2012MIT team discovers an inorganic catalyst that could pave the way to a more robust synthesis of valuable rare sugars.
MIT team builds most complex synthetic biology circuit yet
October 7, 2012New sensor can detect four different molecules, could be used to program cells to precisely monitor their environments.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 2, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
Oscillating microscopic beads could be key to biolab on a chip
September 24, 2012MIT team finds way to manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact, potentially enabling multiple medical tests on a tiny device.
Automatic building mapping could help emergency responders
September 23, 2012A prototype sensor array that can be worn on the chest automatically maps the wearer’s environment, recognizing movement between floors.
MIT Postdoctoral Association marks its one-year anniversary
September 18, 2012
A world of OCW benefits: Powering career advancement
September 11, 2012Ziya Deniz Eralp’s search for management information and training led him to OCW and ultimately to MIT's System Design and Management Program.
15 MIT students named Siebel Scholars
September 10, 2012Graduate students in computer science, bioengineering and business honored.