New CSAIL research could help secure the cloud
March 14, 2012DARPA funding awarded to a project that aims to develop a smart, self-healing cloud computing infrastructure.
Guiding robot planes with hand gestures
March 13, 2012MIT researchers are developing a system that would allow aircraft-carrier crews to direct autonomous planes using ordinary hand gestures.
Five faculty to receive ACS awards
March 13, 2012
Fiber laser points to woven 3-D displays
March 12, 2012A fiber that can emit light along its length in any direction may herald flexible 3-D displays and medical tools that activate therapeutic compounds with bursts of light.
McGovern Institute to honor synapses expert Roger Nicoll
March 8, 2012Named winner of the 2012 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience.
Koch Institute, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center announce launch of 'Bridge Project' to attack most-lethal forms of cancer
March 6, 2012Institutions, research teams, non-profit organizations join forces in novel approaches targeting pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma.
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
March 2, 2012As MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference kicks off, scholars and fans have produced a growing avalanche of quantitative research.
Measuring blood flow to monitor sickle cell disease
March 1, 2012New technology may help doctors predict when patients are at risk for serious complications.
Reversing Alzheimer’s gene ‘blockade’ can restore memory, other cognitive functions
March 1, 2012Neuroscientists show that HDAC2 enzyme could be a good target for new drugs.
Tiny 3-D chips
February 28, 2012MIT researchers develop a new approach to producing three-dimensional microchips.
Delivering RNA with tiny sponge-like spheres
February 27, 2012New RNA interference method holds promise for treating cancer, other diseases.
When (and where) work disappears
February 24, 2012Study: Overseas manufacturing competition hits U.S. regions hard, leaving workers unemployed for years and local economies struggling.
MISTI Global Seed Funds 2011-2012 winners announced
February 22, 2012
Companies looking at a more regional approach to manufacturing
February 21, 2012China no longer the obvious choice for manufacturing functions of large U.S.-based companies, paper says
New system allows robots to continuously map their environment
February 16, 2012Algorithm to build 3-D maps requires a low-cost camera, no human input.
Paola Cappellaro wins AFOSR Young Investigator Award
February 15, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering assistant professor is investigating a bottom-up approach to quantum information devices.