Four from MIT named to ‘AI’s 10 to Watch’ list
August 9, 2013Ranking celebrates rising researchers in the field of artificial intelligence
From theory to practice
August 6, 2013PhD student Kuang Xu has found a way to apply predictive modeling to improve emergency-room wait times.
Tuning metal-oxygen bond strength
August 5, 2013Controlling spin state through strain could lead to better cathodes for solid oxide fuel cells
Researchers develop new method for understanding network connections
August 2, 2013Technique could be applied to the study of disease, social networks and other diverse fields.
Access to library materials from Borrow Direct universities expands
August 1, 2013With the addition of the University of Chicago, the MIT community will have access to more than 50 million volumes from nine university libraries
Winners and losers in a warming ocean
July 29, 2013MIT researchers build a marine ecosystem model to explore the effects of climate change on phytoplankton.
When fluid dynamics mimic quantum mechanics
July 28, 2013MIT researchers expand the range of quantum behaviors that can be replicated in fluidic systems, offering a new perspective on wave-particle duality.
Improved nuclear fuel-rod cladding might prevent future Fukushimas
July 25, 2013A substitute for traditional zircaloy could greatly reduce the danger of hydrogen explosions.
How anti-poverty programs go viral
July 25, 2013Study: Getting the well-connected to spread the word helps more people learn about microfinance programs in rural India.
Neuroscientists plant false memories in the brain
July 25, 2013MIT study also pinpoints where the brain stores memory traces, both false and authentic.
CSAIL researchers develop new ways to streamline, simplify 3-D printing
July 24, 2013New research to be presented at the 2013 SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference could transform field of 3-D printing.