Entrepreneurial students dive into product design and development
May 14, 2012Joint MIT-RISD course yields concepts from iPad-friendly backpacks to waste-free sugar.
New technique predictably generates complex, wavy shapes
May 2, 2012May help improve drug delivery and explain natural patterns from brain folds to bell peppers.
Through a glass, clearly
April 25, 2012MIT researchers find a way to make glass that’s anti-fogging, self-cleaning and free of glare.
New method to prevent undersea ice clogs
April 11, 2012Surface coatings developed by MIT researchers could inhibit buildup of methane hydrates that can block deep-sea oil and gas wells.
MIT students teach hands-on learning abroad
April 9, 2012MISTI Global Teaching Labs attracts students looking to share the Institute's unique approach to science and engineering education.
Moving microfluidics from the lab bench to the factory floor
March 28, 2012The Center for Polymer Microfabrication designs manufacturing processes for a new generation of diagnostic tools.
March 26, 2012Inspired by a toy, the ‘buckliball’ — a collapsible structure fabricated from a single piece of material — represents a new class of 3-D, origami-like structures.
Sometimes the quickest path is not a straight line
March 8, 2012New methods and software developed at MIT can predict optimal paths for automated underwater vehicles.
They’re mastering manufacturing
March 1, 2012A distinctive MIT program trains engineers and managers who want to build careers on the leading edge of industrial production.
MIT team promotes prostate cancer prognosis tool
February 14, 2012Group is a semifinalist in MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Five MIT engineers named to National Academy of Engineering
February 9, 2012Several Institute alumni also among 66 new members announced today.
How spider webs achieve their strength
February 2, 2012It’s not just the strength of the silk itself, a new study finds; the silk’s way of stretching and the structure of the whole web help it resist damage.