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February 21, 2012
By swapping microbial genes, Chris Voigt designs
cells with novel functions
February 17, 2012
Clinical trials of a programmable,
shows promise in treating osteoporosis.
February 16, 2012
For the first time, researchers find
prions in wild strains of yeast
, and show they can help the organisms withstand stress.
February 15, 2012
To 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.
February 14, 2012
MIT team makes progress toward goal of
inexpensive grid-scale batteries
that could help make intermittent renewable energy sources viable.
February 10, 2012
Five MIT researchers — Mary Boyce, William Delaney, Elazer Edelman, Mujid Kazimi and K. Dane Wittrup — are among the 66 new members and 10 foreign associates elected to the
National Academy of Engineering
(NAE) on Feb. 9.
February 9, 2012
New model of neuro-electric activity
could help scientists better understand quiescent brain states such as coma.
February 8, 2012
An MIT team has uncovered a reason why
the hottest new material for rechargeable batteries
works so well.
February 7, 2012
An online tool called “Impurities to Efficiency” (known as
) allows companies or researchers exploring alternative manufacturing strategies to plug in descriptions of their planned materials and processing steps.
February 6, 2012
Biology major and Rhodes Scholar
combines research and social service in the study of infectious diseases.