Medical devices powered by the ear itself
November 7, 2012For the first time, researchers power an implantable electronic device using an electrical potential — a natural battery — deep in the inner ear.
SAP Innovation Center joins the MIT Forum Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board
November 7, 2012
New method could help communities plan for climate risk
November 7, 2012MIT researchers develop tool to assess regional risks of climate change, potential impacts on local infrastructure and planning.
Undergraduate Winters presents winning poster at APS annual meeting
November 6, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering junior wins one of three poster awards.
MIT Libraries’ research contributes to award-winning redistricting software, DistrictBuilder
November 5, 2012Web-based resource gives citizens the opportunity to participate in the redistricting process.
MIT Auto-ID Labs launches ‘Cloud of Things’ initiative
November 2, 2012Initiative brings together academia, industry to support the development, adoption, best practices and commercial success of big-data applications in mobile retail commerce.
Sitting still or going hunting: Which works better?
November 1, 2012If you’re a microbe floating in the ocean, there’s no single best strategy for getting food, MIT research shows.
Nominations open for Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization
November 1, 2012Deadline for submissions is Nov. 29.
Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid
October 25, 2012With 20 years’ notice, paint pellets could cause an asteroid to veer off course.
Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 24, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.
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 21, 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 17, 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.