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Jun 12, 2018
A new daughter helped Alejandra Falla PhD ’18 gain perspective on life — and her tiny MIT regalia stole the show at Commencement.
May 31, 2018
In this episode Lauren discusses her efforts to improve transparency of MIT grad school application, Laos rice paddies, and being told to “dress down” in science.
May 30, 2018
The School of Engineering gives its 2018 Infinite Mile Awards for exceptional service and support.
May 24, 2018
MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.
May 23, 2018
Ed Boyden and Feng Zhang join a community of 300 HHMI scientists who are “transforming biology and medicine, one discovery at a time.”
May 2, 2018
Feng Zhang among four MIT faculty members to have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Apr 30, 2018
MIT neuroscientists have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor that allows them to monitor neural activity deep within the brain by tracking calcium ions.
Apr 18, 2018
Eight MIT faculty members are among 213 leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced today.
Apr 14, 2018
Prof Alm's work showed some people's microbiome was very good at making short chain fatty acids from a dietary fibre called pectin, which is found in apples and oranges.
Apr 9, 2018
“The thing that drew me to [biological engineering] in the first place was being able to help people,” Joseph says, “and [MIT] was the only school where I felt that goal was actually true of the curriculum.”