All that is solid melts into air: Tomás Saraceno visits MIT
November 26, 2012CAST visiting artist creates inflatable and airborne biospheres: speculative models for alternate ways of living.
Sitting still or going hunting: Which works better?
November 1, 2012If you’re a microbe floating in the ocean, there’s no single best strategy for getting food, MIT research shows.
Department snapshot: Mechanical Engineering
October 17, 2012More MechE students choose to design their own education.
Mehrdad Jazayeri to join BCS, McGovern Institute faculty
October 2, 2012
Leonard Lerman, former senior lecturer at MIT, dies at 87
September 28, 2012
Four from MIT win NIH grants
September 13, 2012Brown, Gore, Ploegh and Zhang receive grants for innovative biomedical research.
Researchers engineer light-activated skeletal muscle
August 30, 2012Technique may enable robotic animals that move with the strength and flexibility of their living counterparts.
Teaching a microbe to make fuel
August 21, 2012Genetically modified organism could turn carbon dioxide or waste products into a gasoline-compatible transportation fuel.
New study finds link between cell division and growth rate
August 6, 2012Findings answer puzzling question of how cells know when to progress through the cell cycle.
Berger named ISCB fellow
July 16, 2012Applied mathematics, computer science professor honored for contributions in computational biology and bioinformatics.
Study identifies enzymes needed to mend tissue damage after inflammation
June 14, 2012Findings may help predict colon cancer risk for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Four MIT professors elected to National Academy of Sciences
May 3, 2012Liskov, Suresh, Townsend and Young bring to 78 the number of Institute faculty who are NAS members.
Targeted nanoparticles show success in clinical trials
April 4, 2012Tiny particles designed to home in on cancer cells achieve tumor shrinkage at lower doses than traditional chemotherapy.