MIT analysis uncovers the basis of the severe rainfall declines predicted by many models.
June 17, 2020 • ~7 min
Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 11, 2020 • ~6 min
New roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
June 5, 2020 • ~6 min
Three MIT teams to explore novel ways to reduce operations and maintenance costs of advanced nuclear reactors.
May 27, 2020 • ~8 min
Engineers develop a rapid screening system to test fracture resistance in billions of potential materials.
May 20, 2020 • ~7 min
Microneedles made of silk-based material can target plant tissues for delivery of micronutrients, hormones, or genes.
April 26, 2020 • ~7 min
When they encounter nutrient oases in the marine desert, marine bacteria release a gas involved in climate regulation.
April 23, 2020 • ~6 min
Translated into sound, SARS-CoV-2 tricks our ear in the same way the virus tricks our cells.
April 2, 2020 • ~9 min
MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers are investigating how the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events.
March 30, 2020 • ~10 min
Technique may enable speedy, on-demand design of softer, safer neural devices.
March 30, 2020 • ~9 min