MIT.nano’s Immersion Lab opens for researchers and students

Facility within MIT.nano offers equipment and capabilities for visualizing data, creating immersive environments.

MIT.nano • mit
Jan. 11, 2021 ~10 min

To the brain, reading computer code is not the same as reading language

Neuroscientists find that interpreting code activates a general-purpose brain network, but not language-processing centers.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Want to teach kids about nature? Insects can help

Insects are plentiful and inexpensive. Even when children aren't attending school in person, they can learn from the encounters they have with insects outside.

Megan Ennes, Assistant Curator of Museum Education, University of Florida • conversation
Oct. 29, 2020 ~5 min

Building a framework for remote making

A decision-making framework and wiki for students developed by MIT Project Manus and MIT Environment, Health and Safety enables safe making from home.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
June 17, 2020 ~9 min

A summer at the MSRP-Bio reveals connections between proteins, people, and passions

Undergraduate Meucci Ilunga spent 10 weeks investigating protein interactions, exploring career options, and making new friends.

Department of Biology • mit
Sept. 3, 2019 ~8 min

From summer research program to PhD dissertation

Graduate student Raspberry Simpson’s scientific journey approaches fruition.

Peter Dunn | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Feb. 15, 2019 ~6 min

Math Prize for Girls competition helps to close the gender gap in mathematics | MIT News

MIT hosts the 10th annual contest encouraging STEM careers for female middle and high school students.

Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics • mit
Sept. 27, 2018 ~10 min

Fighting implicit bias in STEM with increased cognitive control | MIT News

In a visit with the Department of Biology, Lydia Villa-Komaroff PhD '75 explains how “thinking fast makes changing slow.”

Raleigh McElvery | Department of Biology • mit
June 25, 2018 ~7 min

GAIN program to connect community college students to career opportunities | MIT News

Jaramillo lab launches a summer program to broaden the horizons of local students interested in materials science and engineering.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
May 31, 2018 ~6 min

OpenCourseWare opens up a whole new career | MIT News

With self-directed learning, Trent Parker designs his own professional pathway.

Roksi Freeman | MIT Open Learning • mit
May 22, 2018 ~4 min

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