Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT  
Astronomy - Dec 14
Platform offers the precision that shoebox-sized CubeSats need to beam down hefty data packets. A new laser-pointing platform developed at MIT may help launch miniature satellites into the high-rate data game.
Business - Dec 14

ClimaCell uses wireless signals to track and forecast the weather in every 500-meter patch of the Earth's surface.

Health - Dec 13

Electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.

Event - Dec 12

Photographer's new book describes ways for researchers to make their images more informative and appealing.

Health - Dec 12

Inexpensive 3-D-printed microfluidics device could be used to personalize cancer treatment.

Physics - Dec 10

High-power, tunable design could be used for chemical detection in outer space, medical imaging, more.

Physics - Dec 13

It's not quite the Ant-Man suit, but the system produces 3-D structures one thousandth the size of the originals.

Environment - Dec 13

At UN Climate Change Conference, MIT researchers share knowledge and tools to help nations meet Paris Agreement targets.

Life Sciences - Dec 12
Life Sciences

Method could illuminate features of biological tissues in low-exposure images. Small imperfections in a wine glass or tiny creases in a contact lens can be tricky to make out, even in good light.

Environment - Dec 11

High-temperature steam might be used in remote regions to cook, clean, or sterilize medical equipment.

Politics - Dec 10

An avid traveler, organizer, and educator, senior Kathleen Schwind helps others develop skills in negotiation and leadership.

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