Health sciences and technology
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 26, 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 18, 2010MIT robots can deliver high-intensity interactive physical therapy.
The pull of artificial gravity
April 14, 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
New ‘nanoburrs’ could help fight heart disease
January 19, 2010Targeted nanoparticles can home in on damaged vascular tissue and may be used to deliver drugs that help clear arteries
Human immune cells — in mice
January 13, 2010MIT team engineers mice with human immune cells, which could be used to test vaccines for HIV and other diseases.