CSAIL and QCRI announce new research collaboration
October 23, 2012
The worldwide impact of open access to MIT faculty research
October 22, 2012
A better way to shed water
October 22, 2012MIT researchers find that lubricated, nanotextured surfaces improved performance of condensers in power and desalination plants.
The state of the U.S. election system
October 18, 2012New report from MIT and Caltech notes gains in voting-machine technologies, but warns they could be cancelled out by errors introduced through mail and Internet voting.
Department snapshot: Mechanical Engineering
October 17, 2012More MechE students choose to design their own education.
MIT's CSAIL launches new center to tackle the future of wireless and mobile technologies
October 11, 2012Will address major technical challenges facing wireless field, bring together academia and industry
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Computer science and technology, Electrical engineering and electronics, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Industry, iPhone, Android, smartphones, Mobile applications, Mobile devices, Networks, Students, Wireless, Spectrum
A new way to create rare sugars
October 10, 2012MIT team discovers an inorganic catalyst that could pave the way to a more robust synthesis of valuable rare sugars.
Explaining the origins of word order using information theory
October 10, 2012Researchers believe that information theory — the discipline that gave us digital communication — can explain differences between human languages.
New technique reveals lithium in action
October 8, 2012Fundamental reactions behind advanced battery technology, revealed in detail by advanced imaging method, could lead to improved materials.
MIT team builds most complex synthetic biology circuit yet
October 7, 2012New sensor can detect four different molecules, could be used to program cells to precisely monitor their environments.
MIT ranks fifth in latest Times Higher Education rankings
October 5, 2012Institute places No. 1 in discipline rankings for social sciences, life sciences.
What number is halfway between 1 and 9? Is it 5 — or 3?
October 5, 2012A new information-theoretical model of human sensory perception and memory sheds light on some peculiarities of the nervous system.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 3, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
Understanding and predicting materials behavior
September 26, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering takes an interdisciplinary approach
A brain beyond borders
September 26, 2012MIT senior Victoria Okuneye traveled to Mexico and Jamaica to pursue her passions for neuroscience and global service.