A new way of making polymers adhere to surfaces may enable better biomedical sensors and implants.
March 20, 2020 • ~6 min
A variety of MIT research projects could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
March 12, 2020 • ~11 min
Study finds Earth’s oceans contain just the right amount of iron; adding more may not improve their ability to absorb carbon dioxide.
Feb. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
Research underscores infection is not a common hospital transmission.
Feb. 12, 2020 • ~4 min
Improving the rate of handwashing at just 10 major airports could significantly slow the spread of a viral disease, researchers estimate.
Feb. 6, 2020 • ~8 min
CSHub researchers have developed a pavement maintenance model that considers future uncertainties to improve performance and lower cost.
Feb. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
Device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~10 min
In a lively poster session, more than 100 undergraduates discuss their yearlong research projects on everything from machine learning to political geography.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Device developed within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the potential to replace damaged organs with lab-grown ones.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~2 min
MIT sophomore Rachel Shen looks for microscopic solutions to big environmental challenges.
Jan. 28, 2020 • ~7 min