MIT Center for Integrative Synthetic Biology receives five-year NIH grant
November 27, 2013Five-year grant will support research on cancer therapy, artificial tissue homeostasis, and infectious diseases.
Better batteries through biology?
November 13, 2013MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.
MIT launches the Center for Neurobiological Engineering
August 26, 2013Establishing a neuroengineering community that can set new research directions and address emerging issues in brain science.
Angela Belcher wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2013MIT professor honored for her innovations that take cues, and materials, from nature to tackle key societal issues.
Study IDs key protein for cell death
May 13, 2013Findings may offer a new way to kill cancer cells by forcing them into an alternative programmed-death pathway.
Six faculty recognized for Russian engagement
April 2, 2013Institute names inaugural Skolkovo Foundation Professors.
Four professors named 2013 MacVicar Fellows
March 15, 2013Griffith, Miller, Schulz and Teng awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.
Boyden to share prestigious brain prize
March 11, 2013Ed Boyden honored for his work on optogenetics; will share 1 million Euro prize with five other researchers.
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.
Microbiologists eavesdrop on the hidden lives of microbes
January 21, 2013Scientists track ocean microbe populations in their natural habitat to create a ‘day in the life’ montage.