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?
January 3, 2012MIT report shows prosperous shale gas market could hurt future R&D, if we let it.
How to kick-start new energy technologies
December 22, 2011Three-year study produces proposals for boosting energy innovation to meet growing demand, curb global warming.
Need a new material? New tool can help
December 20, 2011Exhaustive reference system and interactive toolkit could revolutionize materials research, potentially enabling new types of manufacturing.
Data mining without prejudice
December 16, 2011A new technique for finding relationships between variables in large datasets makes no prior assumptions about what those relationships might be.
Up, down and all around
December 15, 2011One MIT senior traveled the planet’s most remote areas before landing at the Institute, where he now works on engineering better thermoelectric devices.