By unlocking the secrets of anesthesia, Professor Emery Brown could help shed light on brain diseases, hibernation, and possibly even human consciousness.
In 1994, Professor Nancy Hopkins and 15 other tenured women in the School of Science set in motion a deep data dive that got MIT to recognize and finally address widespread discrimination against women on the faculty.
A winemaker with a surprising backstory, Latif Jiji ’52 has run New York City’s sole vineyard as a backyard hobby for more than 30 years.
Tweaking US wind energy strategy could quadruple the positive impact on public health, a new study finds.
Based on CRISPR, the technique holds potential for treating a variety of diseases.
A “stabilizing feedback” mechanism acts to keep global temperatures in check—but not fast enough to help us.
The intensely bright light, halfway across the universe, could help us understand how supermassive black holes grow.
Blame self-checkouts, assembly-line robots, and similar technology for most of the growth in the wage gap since 1980.
The key may be that immature neural connections persist in adults, making it possible to form new memories and absorb new information.
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