A universal system for decoding any type of data sent across a network

New chip eliminates the need for specific decoding hardware, could boost efficiency of gaming systems, 5G networks, the internet of things, and more.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 9, 2021 ~7 min

MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy

New superconducting magnet breaks magnetic field strength records, paving the way for practical, commercial, carbon-free power.

David Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 8, 2021 ~12 min

Multi-purpose ‘mini-CRISPR’ is like a tiny Swiss Army knife

A tiny CRISPR can delete, activate, and edit genetic code just like its beefier counterparts. Its smaller size should be easier to deliver into human cells.

Taylor Kubota-Stanford • futurity
Sept. 7, 2021 ~7 min

Making catalytic surfaces more active to help decarbonize fuels and chemicals

A new approach increases the efficiency of chemical reactions that are key to many industrial processes.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 7, 2021 ~6 min

Nanoscribe GT2 adds to MIT.nano fabrication capabilities

3D lithography tool will provide ultra-precise creation of complex 3D structures at the micro- and nanoscale.

MIT.nano • mit
Sept. 3, 2021 ~3 min

Using adversarial attacks to refine molecular energy predictions

MIT researchers find a new way to quantify the uncertainty in molecular energies predicted by neural networks.

Vineeth Venugopal | Department of Materials Science and Engineering • mit
Sept. 1, 2021 ~7 min

Who can bend light for cheaper internet?

ARROW, a reconfigurable fiber optics network developed at MIT, aims to take on the end of Moore’s law.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
Aug. 30, 2021 ~7 min

Drug delivery capsule could replace injections for protein drugs

The new pill can inject large quantities of monoclonal antibodies and other drugs into the lining of the stomach after being swallowed.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 30, 2021 ~7 min

Cambridge-led team developing a simulator to help reach net zero flight

The University of Cambridge has announced the launch of the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA) – an international group of experts in aerospace, economics,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 25, 2021 ~4 min

Scientists set out immediate actions and future research priorities to help UK to reach net zero target

A new paper by leading UK scientists sets out key solutions and policy actions that should be implemented now, as well as priority research areas for the next

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 25, 2021 ~5 min