Anne Mayes, former materials science professor, dies at 46
January 25, 2011'Fiercely dedicated to MIT students,' she established fellowship prior to leaving the Institute.
Electrifying transportation: Devil is in the details
January 24, 2011MIT symposium finds electric vehicle technology capabilities are way ahead of policy and infrastructure needs.
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.
A decade of OCW benefits: Resources for real world solutions
December 8, 2010Megan Brewster used OCW to design a small-scale plastics recycling program in Guatemala.
Chiang, Lester appointed to DOE energy advisory committee
November 15, 2010Professors will provide advice and expertise on clean-energy issues under the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
A greener way to grow carbon nanotubes
November 10, 2010Study suggests new way for manufacturers to minimize environmental impact of carbon nanotube production
Putting carbon dioxide to good use
September 21, 2010MIT biological engineers have found a way to convert carbon-dioxide emissions to useful building materials, using genetically altered yeast.
Small-scale understanding, large-scale enhancement
July 12, 2010Better fuel cells and reactors, built from the atomic level
Fibers that can hear and sing
July 11, 2010MIT researchers pass a milestone on the path to sophisticated fibers that interact with their surroundings in new ways.
Professor Ronald Ballinger appointed to MWRA Independent Review Panel
June 30, 2010Will investigate what caused breach in major eastern Massachusetts water line in early May