Daniel Korsun’s undergraduate career at MIT prepared him to look more deeply into fusion magnet technology and design.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~5 min
Study: Covid-19 communications featuring racially diverse physicians can improve health outcomes for communities of color
Improved public health messaging to Black, Latinx, and other communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic can increase Covid-19 knowledge and information-seeking.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~4 min
Study probes pandemic’s long-term effects on the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~4 min
Structural biologist Pamela Björkman shared insights into pandemic viruses as part of the Department of Biology’s IAP seminar series.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~5 min
Using this computational system, researchers can identify viral protein sequences that could make better vaccine targets.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~8 min
In a particularly newsworthy year, news and views from the MIT community made headlines.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~9 min
The year’s popular research stories include astronomical firsts, scientific breakthroughs, and engineering milestones addressing Covid-19 and other global problems.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
A new web-friendly modeling tool helps organizations build tailored Covid-19 testing strategies that can save money and reduce coronavirus spread.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
A key finding: Early reopening last spring led to a dramatic drop in “quarantine strength” in southern and west-central U.S. states.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
Curiosity-driven basic science in the 1970s laid the groundwork for today’s leading vaccines against the novel coronavirus.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~9 min