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How well can computers connect symptoms to diseases?
How well can computers connect symptoms to diseases?

Models that map these relationships based on patient data require fine-tuning for certain conditions, study shows.

Julia Ortony: Concocting nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications
Julia Ortony: Concocting nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications

The MIT assistant professor is entranced by the beauty she finds pursuing chemistry.

Three from MIT are named 2020 fellows of the IEEE
Three from MIT are named 2020 fellows of the IEEE

Two staff members from Lincoln Laboratory and a professor in the School of Engineering are recognized for their influential research.

Finding the true potential of algorithms
Finding the true potential of algorithms

Using mathematical theory, Virginia Williams coaxes algorithms to run faster or proves they’ve hit their maximum speed.

Preventing energy loss in windows
Preventing energy loss in windows

Mechanical engineers are developing technologies that could prevent heat from entering or escaping windows, potentially preventing a massive loss of energy.

MIT School of Engineering and Takeda join to advance research in artificial intelligence and health
MIT School of Engineering and Takeda join to advance research in artificial intelligence and health

A key part of J-Clinic, the MIT-Takeda Program will create educational opportunities and support cutting-edge research to positively impact human health.

Tool predicts how fast code will run on a chip
Tool predicts how fast code will run on a chip

Machine-learning system should enable developers to improve computing efficiency in a range of applications.

Professor Emeritus Ali Argon, pioneer in the mechanics of materials, dies at 89
Professor Emeritus Ali Argon, pioneer in the mechanics of materials, dies at 89

Longtime MIT professor was a world leader in inelastic deformation and fracture of engineering materials.

Top MIT research stories of 2019
Top MIT research stories of 2019

Most popular stories of the year include science breakthroughs, engineering feats, and confirmation of 16th century architectural genius.

How strong is your knot?
How strong is your knot?

With help from spaghetti and color-changing fibers, a new mathematical model predicts a knot’s stability.

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