MIT student inventor Nikolai Begg receives Lemelson-MIT student prize
March 6, 2013$30,000 Lemelson-MIT collegiate student prizes awarded to inventive students at three leading universities
Allen Family Foundation grants Gore $1.5 million for research
March 5, 2013
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
How numbers can reveal hidden truths about sports
March 1, 2013MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference brings professionals and statistics-savvy fans together to study the games people play.
Zuber addresses potential impact of federal sequestration on MIT research
February 28, 2013In a letter to principal investigators and researchers, MIT's vice president for research outlines the possible impact here.
Exploring the brain, and the world
February 27, 2013Brain and cognitive sciences major Joy Ekuta researches, learns and teaches her way around the globe.
How human language could have evolved from birdsong
February 21, 2013Linguistics and biology researchers propose a new theory on the deep roots of human speech.
CEHS calls for pilot project proposals in basic and translational research
February 20, 2013
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
The relationship between child’s play and scientific exploration
February 14, 2013Laura Schulz finds that babies learning about the world have much in common with scientists.
When opportunity meets preparation
February 13, 2013Political science PhD student Laura Chirot examines industrial policy in late developing countries.
MIT and Eni renew energy partnership
February 13, 2013Visiting campus, Paolo Scaroni, head of the Italian energy company, said ‘cooperation between MIT and Eni can give us phenomenal results.’
Humans and robots work better together following cross-training
February 11, 2013Swapping of roles improves efficiency as well as robots’ confidence and humans’ trust.
What’s the cost and financial value of college?
February 8, 2013At MIT, experts say evidence shows the payoff from college education remains high.
Bringing a new perspective to infectious disease
February 8, 2013Enlisted in the fight against HIV, MIT engineers and scientists contribute new technology, materials and computational studies.
IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
Reducing wasted energy in commercial buildings
February 5, 2013Much energy is wasted heating and cooling indoor spaces when no one or almost no one is present. Now, MIT researchers have used their own campus to demonstrate a means of measuring that energy/occupancy mismatch.
Purification on the cheap
February 5, 2013System developed at MIT cleans ‘produced water’ from natural gas wells, could lead to improved desalination plants for developing countries.