Health sciences and technology
A new approach to bladder-disease treatment
December 27, 2010Implanted device can release slow, steady dose of medicine over extended period, removing the need for repeated procedures.
Tuning in to a new hearing mechanism
November 10, 2010Findings from MIT scientists could lead to hearing aids that mimic the ear’s ability to focus on particular frequencies.
Four MIT students win 2010 MIT-CIMIT Fellowships
November 8, 2010Receive multi-year support to work on traditionally underfunded areas in health care.
In the World: Health care in the palm of a hand
September 27, 2010MIT-led student team develops mobile-device software to help improve health-care accessibility in remote regions.
HST's Edelman receives award from Spanish government
June 21, 2010
Robotic therapy helps stroke patients regain function
April 19, 2010MIT robots can deliver high-intensity interactive physical therapy.
The pull of artificial gravity
April 15, 2010MIT researchers say a centrifuge on the International Space Station — hinted at in Obama’s NASA proposal — would be a boon for physiological research
New technique offers a more detailed view of brain activity
March 1, 2010‘Cleverly designed' MRI sensors detect dopamine, offering a high-resolution look at what’s happening inside the brain.
February 11, 2010Harvesting electricity from small temperature differences could enable a new generation of electronic devices that don’t need batteries