Four MIT researchers attend White House announcement of brain initiative
April 2, 2013Obama invites Boyden, Brown, Desimone and Seung to launch of new federal initiative.
Six faculty recognized for Russian engagement
April 2, 2013Institute names inaugural Skolkovo Foundation Professors.
Watching fluid flow at nanometer scales
March 31, 2013Researchers find that tiny nanowires can lift liquids as effectively as tubes.
Polz to receive the American Society for Microbiology’s Elanco Award
March 29, 2013Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, who studies wild microbial communities, is the first ecologist to be selected.
Jarillo-Herrero, Lu named ONR Young Investigators
March 28, 2013Two assistant professors at MIT are among 16 recipients nationwide.
MicroRNA detection on the cheap
March 28, 2013MIT alumni’s startup provides rapid, cost-effective microRNA profiling, which is beneficial for diagnosing diseases.
Abudayyeh named a Paul and Daisy Soros New American Fellow
March 27, 20132012 alumnus will use fellowship to support his studies in the Harvard/MIT MD-PhD Program.
Researchers awarded $3.7 million for research on sustainable development of Kuwait’s built environment
March 22, 2013Grant sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment
Demystifying the Cretaceous hothouse
March 20, 2013MIT researchers crack longstanding paradox in climate science
Researchers reverse Fragile X Syndrome symptoms in adult mice
March 19, 2013Picower Institute neuroscientists use single dose of experimental drug; could prove promising for treatment of autism symptoms.
Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback
March 19, 2013
AEE and the MIT-IPC convene executive forum series to spur adoption of advanced energy
March 18, 2013First session brought together advanced energy and utility executives to address challenges to rapid adoption of innovative energy technologies.
Goldwasser and Micali win Turing Award
March 13, 2013Team honored for ‘revolutionizing the science of cryptography.’
Robert C. O'Handley, former research scientist, dies at 70
March 12, 2013Was a longtime researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
MIT student inventor Nikolai Begg receives Lemelson-MIT student prize
March 6, 2013$30,000 Lemelson-MIT collegiate student prizes awarded to inventive students at three leading universities
Allen Family Foundation grants Gore $1.5 million for research
March 5, 2013
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
How numbers can reveal hidden truths about sports
March 1, 2013MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference brings professionals and statistics-savvy fans together to study the games people play.
Zuber addresses potential impact of federal sequestration on MIT research
February 28, 2013In a letter to principal investigators and researchers, MIT's vice president for research outlines the possible impact here.