Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups
December 20, 2012Study: Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.
Graduate student David Sengeh gives back to Sierra Leone
December 18, 2012Media Lab doctoral student created a competition to help youth in his home country create their own solutions.
Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues
November 30, 2012New design technique could enable personalized medicine, studies of brain wiring.
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The robotic equivalent of a Swiss army knife
November 30, 2012Reconfigurable robot a step toward something that can become almost anything.
When it comes to fostering innovation, student group says 'Do it!'
November 19, 2012Lady Gaga collaborator and Interscope executive highlights do.it@MIT’s wide-ranging approach.
Composing for loudspeakers: computer music pioneer John Chowning visits MIT
October 12, 2012The inventor of FM synthesis, Chowning revolutionized the music industry; saw a glimpsing into the future of music at the Institute.
Glasses-free 3-D TV looks nearer
July 12, 2012A new method for producing multiple-perspective 3-D images could prove more practical in the short term than holography.
Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26, 2012
May 2, 2012Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26.
Gauging seizures’ severity
April 27, 2012Simple wrist sensors let neurologists collect better data about patients with epilepsy — and could alert patients that they need to seek medical care.
Three MIT teams mess with Texas, take SXSW Accelerator by storm
March 19, 2012
MIT faculty speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos
February 1, 2012Talks explore the mind/machine interface and the science of predicting the economy, among other topics.
Boyden named inaugural recipient of IET’s Harvey Engineering Research Prize
January 6, 2012Honored for his pioneering research contributions to the field of optogenetics, in which neurons are genetically modified to respond to light.