Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT

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Microtechnics Apr 27
Researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory have devised a way to wirelessly power small electronic devices that can linger in the digestive tract indefinitely after being swallowed.
Arts and Design Apr 27
Arts and Design

In 1929, the Victor Talking Machine Company of Japan, a subsidiary of RCA, released a recording of the song ‘Tokyo March,' an ode to modern life, with lines about ‘dancing to jazz and drinking liqueur late into the night.

Administration Apr 25

David Goldston, a policy advocate with decades of experience on Capitol Hill, has been named the new director of the MIT's Washington Office, effective May 1.

Chemistry Apr 24

Plastic, rubber, and many other useful materials are made of polymers - long chains arranged in a cross-linked network.

Life Sciences Apr 24

When animals hunt or forage for food, they must constantly weigh whether the chance of a meal is worth the risk of being spotted by a predator.

Architecture Apr 26

The list of materials that can be produced by 3-D printing has grown to include not just plastics but also metal, glass, and even food.

Chemistry Apr 25

A new system developed by engineers at MIT could make it possible to control the way water moves over a surface, using only light.

Environment Apr 24

The unpredictable annual flow of the Nile River is legendary, as evidenced by the story of Joseph and the Pharaoh, whose dream foretold seven years of abundance followed by seven years of famine in a land whose agriculture was, and still is, utterly dependent on that flow.

Physics Apr 24

Geoffrey Beach has been tinkering and building things most of his life, including some 50 model rockets that he built and launched while in high school in Oklahoma.

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