Jens Hainmueller: A 'numbers' guy takes on pressing public policy issues
February 15, 2012Political science associate professor ties together qualitative and quantitative ways of thinking about politics and society.
Microchips’ optical future
February 15, 2012To keep energy consumption under control, future chips may need to move data using light instead of electricity — and the technical expertise to build them may reside in the United States.
Cuthbert receives $500,000 Digging into Data grant
February 10, 2012Will support innovative musicology research
Medicine, microorganisms and Mexico
February 6, 2012Biology major and Rhodes Scholar combines research and social service in the study of infectious diseases.
Olesnavage wins 2012 Dean A. Horn Award
February 3, 2012Undergraduate lays the groundwork for detection of submarine groundwater discharge in Cyprus.
MIT to launch Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
February 2, 2012Based in School of Engineering but spanning all of MIT, IMES will be led by Arup K. Chakraborty.
Nuclear security takes its place in NSE’s curriculum
January 31, 2012
MIT faculty see promise in American manufacturing
January 25, 2012Study group is tackling hard questions about what it will take to stoke renewal.
Seeking the neurological roots of conflict
January 23, 2012MIT neuroscientists explore how longstanding conflict influences empathy for others.
Lincoln Laboratory helps celebrate the official unveiling of the Space Surveillance Telescope
January 20, 2012The laboratory developed enabling technologies for the telescope
Seminar challenges with systems approach to climate change
January 20, 2012Energy Systems and Climate Change Mitigation tackles the multidimensional challenges of climate change.
AgeLab to build living mobility laboratory
January 19, 2012
David White, founding director of the MIT Energy Laboratory, dies at 89
January 18, 2012
January 12, 2012By helping biologists turn their hunches into rigorous mathematical models, Polina Golland builds software that interprets medical images.
Boyden named inaugural recipient of IET’s Harvey Engineering Research Prize
January 6, 2012Honored for his pioneering research contributions to the field of optogenetics, in which neurons are genetically modified to respond to light.
From Earth to the Moon
January 6, 2012MIT-led GRAIL mission enters lunar obit
3-D cameras for cellphones
January 5, 2012Clever math could enable a high-quality 3-D camera so simple, cheap and power-efficient that it could be incorporated into handheld devices.
A shale gas revolution?Subscribe
January 3, 2012MIT report shows prosperous shale gas market could hurt future R&D, if we let it.