Moving inventions to the marketplace
June 16, 2011MIT/Harvard symposium seeks commercial opportunities for emerging technologies.
What makes an image memorable?
May 23, 2011Hint: We tend to remember pictures of people much better than wide open spaces.
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
Jerome Lettvin, MIT professor emeritus, dies at 91
April 29, 2011Dynamic cognitive scientist made key contributions to neurophysiology and vision science.
McGovern Institute honors pioneer in understanding brain hormones
March 29, 2011
Picower staff member wins Gruber research award
November 15, 2010
Nerve-cell regeneration quest is fast tracked
October 11, 2010Microchip technology rapidly identifies compounds for regrowing nerves, in live animals.
Malik named 2011 Miles and Eleanor Shore Fellow by CIMIT
August 13, 2010
Proteins linked to longevity also linked to Alzheimer’s
July 26, 2010Sirtuins appear to control production of the devastating protein fragments that form plaques in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.
Protein linked to aging may boost memory and learning ability
July 13, 2010Discovery could lead to new drugs to fight Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.
Postdoc awarded Otto Hahn medal of the Max Planck Society
July 13, 2010Honored for thesis on neural correlates of visual illusions