MIT’s new chancellor, Melissa Nobles, laid a foundation for leadership through her groundbreaking research on politics and racial justice.
MIT’s new chancellor laid a foundation for leadership through her groundbreaking research on politics and racial justice.
Can machines make us better citizens and conversationalists? Deb Roy thinks so.
Building better jobs in an age of intelligent machines.
Not all the tools we develop at MIT are physical—but that does not diminish their power and potential.
MIT labor economist Joshua Angrist was honored for his work on “natural experiments” that make the field more empirically rigorous.
The MIT grad shared the prize for discoveries about the nervous system.
Astronomers found compelling evidence for a type of giant collision never directly observed.
The shortest route between two points is a straight line, but your brain may have other priorities.
Fibers that act as artificial muscles could help singers, athletes, and others learn to control their breathing.
Cancer cells injured by chemotherapy can be harnessed to unleash the immune system against tumors in mice.
Isn’t this what we all need?
New findings may help explain why mental stimulation makes Alzheimer’s and age-related dementia less likely.
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