With changes, the grid can take it
December 5, 2011MIT report shows that with new policies, U.S. electric grid could handle expected influx of electric cars and wind and solar generation.
MIT team wins iGEM competition track
November 15, 2011Group earns top spot in health and medicine; advances to grand finals for first time.
CSAIL robots take center stage
November 14, 2011Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Principal Investigator Daniela Rus collaborated with modern dance company Pilobolus this past year to bring flying robots to the stage.
Also labeled: Arts, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Robots, Theater
Oliva explores new ground in computational perception at CSAIL
November 8, 2011Neuroscientist looks forward to collaborative studies of visual perception in the brain and its computational applications.
November 8, 2011Advanced mathematical techniques enable AUVs to survey large, complex and cluttered seascapes.
Many man-made and natural networks have same underlying architecture
November 3, 2011In first DES4, Albert-László Barabási explains the concept of scale-free networks using the Web.
New algorithm could substantially speed up MRI scans
November 1, 2011Faster scans could reduce the time patients spend in the machine from 45 to 15 minutes.
Foster the people
October 31, 2011At manufacturing conference, emphasis is on keeping high-skill jobs in the United States — and creating workers with the talents to fill those positions.
IROP students around the world
October 21, 2011During the 2010-2011 academic year, International Research Opportunities Program students conducted research around the world in 18 different countries.
Nominations now open for Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization
October 20, 2011Submission deadline for applicants to the two-year, $25,000 chair is Nov. 16.
Two MIT scientists elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 18, 2011Sur, Tsai among the 65 new members
New MIT game research explores Singapore culture from the inside out
October 18, 2011
Fall Communications Forum explores local news, surveillance, cities and entertainment
October 14, 2011
MIT students to visit Washington to explore science policy careers
October 13, 2011New Federal Science Agency Visits program sends delegates to meet with scientists and policymakers at federal agencies to see science policy in practice.
3 Questions: Archon Fung on political science today
October 13, 2011
Analysis of 29 mammals reveals genomic ‘dark matter’
October 13, 2011Genomic comparison offers a new map for charting human disease and biology.