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.
Thwarting the cleverest attackers
May 1, 2012Savvy hackers can steal a computer’s secrets by timing its data storage transactions or measuring its power use. New research shows how to stop them.
MIT seeks government backing to build new Lincoln Lab facility
April 25, 2012The Institute would arrange for a loan that would be repaid through the Lincoln Lab’s government contract.
The robot revolution is just beginning
April 24, 2012Rodney Brooks outlines his vision of the future to student entrepreneurs.
New material shares many of graphene’s unusual properties
April 24, 2012Thin films of bismuth-antimony have potential for new semiconductor chips, thermoelectric devices.
Scientists worldwide propose Research Centers at Skolkovo Tech
April 23, 2012Researchers enter 129 submissions for interdisciplinary research centers as part of joint MIT-Russian project.
McGovern investigator Feng Zhang named Searle Scholar
April 23, 2012
Taking an innovative approach to battery design
April 23, 2012Donald Sadoway’s radical rethinking of electricity storage could revitalize renewable-power technologies.
New coating for hip implants could prevent premature failure
April 19, 2012Nanoscale films developed at MIT promote bone growth, creating a stronger seal between implants and patients’ own bone.
Their own devices
April 18, 2012MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center aims to connect microelectronics with new health‑care tools.
MIT Lean Advancement Initiative awarded $8 million for post-traumatic stress innovations project
April 13, 2012To develop innovative recommendations for transforming the military psychological health care system related to PTSD.
MIT establishes Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST)
April 12, 2012$1.5M grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will launch CAST.
Slideshow: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visits MIT
April 11, 2012Brazil and MIT discuss possible future collaboration.
New nuclear science and engineering faculty drive curriculum expansion into computational science and engineering
April 10, 2012
School of Engineering to explore collaboration with ITA
April 10, 2012Six-month evaluation will examine the feasibility of a collaboration.
Study shows unified process of evolution in bacteria and sexual eukaryotes
April 5, 2012A single gene mutation can sweep through a population, opening the door for the concept of ‘species’ in bacteria.