Life in BASIC
January 2, 2013Nick Montfort and colleagues examine cultural significance of computer code in new book.
Flexible, light solar cells could provide new opportunities
December 21, 2012MIT researchers develop a new approach using graphene sheets coated with nanowires.
Final 2.009 projects make outdoor living better
December 11, 2012From rescue beacons to rain shields for bicycles, student innovations offer ways to improve experiences out in the elements.
Bringing the world to innovation
November 8, 2012With up to $25 million in new USAID funding, MIT’s D-Lab will gain greater ability to help people in the developing world find their own solutions.
The state of the U.S. election system
October 18, 2012New report from MIT and Caltech notes gains in voting-machine technologies, but warns they could be cancelled out by errors introduced through mail and Internet voting.
Bits of buildings: How is computing changing the architect’s job?
June 25, 2012In a new book, an MIT researcher looks at the influence of high-tech simulations on the profession of architecture.
CloudTop takes top $100K competition prize
May 17, 2012A record 215 teams competed in this year’s business plan competition.
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In search of new ways of producing nano-materials
May 9, 2012Kong’s research focuses on how to make and control novel forms of thin-film carbon.
Engineering a safer world
April 23, 2012Workshop explores safety in nuclear power plants, occupational health, aviation and medicine.
DARPA administrators: Just make it
December 14, 2011Agency Director Regina Dugan and Deputy Director Ken Gabriel speak about revitalizing U.S. manufacturing.
Fall Communications Forum explores local news, surveillance, cities and entertainment
October 14, 2011
MIT Deshpande Center announces fall 2011 research grants
October 12, 2011Eight research teams receive $668,000 to develop new technological innovations