Study reveals how mucus tames microbes
Specialized sugar molecules called glycans can disarm opportunistic pathogens and prevent infection.
Faster video recognition for the smartphone era
MIT and IBM researchers offer a new method to train and run deep learning models more efficiently.
“Electroadhesive” stamp picks up and puts down microscopic structures
New technique could enable assembly of circuit boards and displays with more minute components.
Learning about China by learning its language
MIT senior's longstanding passion for Mandarin leads to a hands-on taste of the complexities of functioning in a Chinese business context.
Engineers put Leonardo da Vinci’s bridge design to the test
Proposed bridge would have been the world’s longest at the time; new analysis shows it would have worked.
New method visualizes groups of neurons as they compute
Fluorescent probe could allow scientists to watch circuits within the brain and link their activity to specific behaviors.
Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals
Model from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory identifies “serial hijackers” of internet IP addresses.
Meet the 2019-20 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars
Six scholar and professors are spending this academic year in engagement with the MIT community.
Alzheimer’s plaque emerges early and deep in the brain
Clumps of amyloid protein emerge early in deep regions, such as the mammillary body, and march outward in the brain along specific circuits.
New capsule can orally deliver drugs that usually have to be injected
Coated pill carries microneedles that deliver insulin and other drugs to the lining of the small intestine.