Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT  
Social Sciences - Feb 15
Social Sciences
Rahsaan Hall of the ACLU's Massachusetts branch delivers keynote at annual MIT event.
Physics - Feb 14

On-chip system that detects signals at sub-terahertz wavelengths could help steer driverless cars through fog and dust.

Pharmacology - Feb 13

Alto Pharmacy uses software and an innovative operations model to improve access to medication. Getting medication to a patient requires coordination between the doctor who writes the prescription, the insurance company that provides coverage, and the pharmacy that ultimately hands over the drug.

Life Sciences - Feb 12
Life Sciences

Overactive repair system promotes cell death following DNA damage by certain toxins, study shows. DNA-repair enzymes help cells survive damage to their genomes, which arises as a normal byproduct of cell activity and can also be caused by environmental toxins.

Administration - Feb 11

Longtime MIT vice president will lead development of engineering programs at Southern New Hampshire University.

Innovation - Feb 11

Professor Judith Barry's attention-grabbing installations create thought-provoking experiences for viewers.

Environment - Feb 13

Process developed at MIT could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient.

Mathematics - Feb 13

Zhiwei Yun seeks to connect seemingly disparate fields in mathematics.

Physics - Feb 11

New system of "strain engineering" can change a material's optical, electrical, and thermal properties.

Life Sciences - Feb 11
Life Sciences

Technique sheds light on cells' health and development; may be useful for precision medicine. MIT engineers have devised a new, noninvasive way to measure the stiffness of living cells using acoustic waves.

Innovation - Feb 11

In Financial Times op-ed, MIT president says higher education must teach students to be "AI bilingual.

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