Researchers achieve RNA interference, in a lighter package
June 4, 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.
Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies established in Department of Political Science
May 29, 2012Endowed chair established with a gift of $5 million from the Stanton Foundation
Legatum Center awards seed grants
May 23, 2012Program has now funded more than 100 projects since 2009.
Civil engineers find savings where the rubber meets the road
May 23, 2012Study shows that pavement deflection under vehicle tires makes for a continuous uphill drive that increases fuel consumption.
Daniela Rus named CSAIL director
May 22, 2012EECS professor to become new leader of MIT’s largest interdepartmental laboratory.
MIT awarded more than $2 million in NEUP grants, fellowships
May 21, 2012Includes $1.65 million in Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Programs grants and $450,000 in graduate student fellowships.
The elusive capacity of networks
May 15, 2012Calculating the total capacity of a data network is a notoriously difficult problem, but information theorists are beginning to make some headway.
Exploding the myths of manufacturing
May 10, 2012MIT conference explores the complex state of an industry showing signs of revival.
Skolkovo Tech Research Center selection process moves to next stage
May 10, 2012
In search of new ways of producing nano-materials
May 9, 2012Kong’s research focuses on how to make and control novel forms of thin-film carbon.
Faster fourier transform named one of world’s most important emerging technologies
May 7, 2012
McGovern Institute honors inventor of brain scan technology
May 3, 2012David Cohen honored for his invention of magnetoencephalography.