Nanoscience and nanotechnology
Researchers achieve RNA interference, in a lighter package
June 3, 2012Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.
Dresselhaus, Graybiel, Luu receive 2012 Kavli Prizes
May 31, 2012Biennial prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience include a $1 million cash award in each field.
Gradečak wins Nano Letters young investigator award
May 7, 2012Materials science and engineering professor studies nanophotonics and electronics.
New coating for hip implants could prevent premature failure
April 18, 2012Nanoscale films developed at MIT promote bone growth, creating a stronger seal between implants and patients’ own bone.
What lies ahead for science and science writing?
March 27, 201210th anniversary of MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing celebrates past, looks to future.
Bristly particles could be boon for powerplants
October 16, 2011Multi-scale material may have applications in heat transfer, potentially helping powerplants be more efficient.
Chandrakasan named head of electrical engineering and computer science
June 13, 2011Succeeds Grimson as leader of MIT's largest academic department
Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors
April 29, 2011New MIT particles could be used to deliver cancer drugs to nearly any type of tumor.