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New co-education and undergraduate laboratories officers welcomed
Jul 21, 2014
Inaugural MIT Lincoln Laboratory Beaver Works Barbara P. James Awards presented
Jul 18, 2014
Phase-changing material could allow even low-cost robots to switch between hard and soft states.
Jul 14, 2014
Water condensing and jumping from a superhydrophobic surface can be harnessed to produce electricity.
Jul 14, 2014
Autonomous vehicles could automatically assume the right positions for photographic lighting.
Jul 11, 2014
MIT study finds ocean bacteria follow predictable patterns of daily activity.
Jul 10, 2014
A new system would allow individuals to pick and choose what data to share with websites and mobile apps.
Jul 9, 2014
Materials Processing Center and the Center for Materials Science and Engineering host 14 summer interns for undergraduate research experiences.
Jul 9, 2014
Nicholas Fang pushes the limits of light to improve performance in communication, fabrication, and medical imaging.
Jul 8, 2014
MIT finding could one day lead to new approaches for manufacturing biofuels.
Jul 7, 2014
MIT researchers develop an improved system for timing of urban lights to minimize commuting times.
Jul 7, 2014
Expert on computer vision, robotics, and human-robot interaction had been on the faculty since 1994.
Jul 2, 2014
By looking to nature, PhD student Leon Dimas 3-D prints materials that resist flaws and fractures.
Jul 2, 2014
Studies by graduate students Stephen Morton and Nisarg Shah show progress toward better cancer treatment and bone replacement.
Jul 1, 2014
Membrane developed by MIT researchers can separate even highly mixed fine oil-spill residues.
Jul 1, 2014
New light-sensitive protein enables simpler, more powerful optogenetics.
Jun 29, 2014
Hydro Research Foundation award recognizes Khan's work on novel rare earth coatings that aim to enhance the longevity of hydropower water conveyance structures.
Jun 27, 2014
Low-cost, high-capacity, rechargeable battery could one day enable widespread adoption of intermittent energy sources such as solar and wind.
Jun 26, 2014
Algorithm lets independent agents collectively produce a machine-learning model without aggregating data.
Jun 25, 2014
Recent alumnus died on June 19 from causes related to leukemia.
Jun 25, 2014
Top high school students from across the country arrive on campus for six-week program
Jun 24, 2014
Adding golf ball-like dimples to surfaces could reduce drag and improve efficiency of vehicles.
Jun 24, 2014
Discovery could lead to new ways of detecting cancer cells or purifying contaminated water.
Jun 24, 2014