New treatment could ease the passage of kidney stones

Muscle relaxants delivered to the ureter can reduce contractions that cause pain when passing a stone.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office | Dec. 2, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research materials-science-and-engineering dmse koch-institute school-of-engineering national-institutes-of-health-nih health-science-and-technology medicine

A new mathematical approach to understanding zeolites

Study of minerals widely used in industrial processes could lead to discovery of new materials for catalysis and filtering.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Oct. 7, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering materials-research-laboratory industry research nanoscience-and-nanotechnology machine-learning energy-storage photonics mitnano artificial-intelligence dmse


SMART develops a way to commercially manufacture integrated silicon III-V chips

New method from MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore paves the way for improved optoelectronic and 5G devices.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology | Oct. 3, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart research materials-science-and-engineering computer-science-and-technology electronics wireless optoelectronics manufacturing dmse

3 Questions: How artificial intelligence is supercharging materials science

Associate Professor Juejun Hu shines a light on the impact machine learning and AI are having on materials science and engineering.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Oct. 3, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: materials-research-laboratory materials-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering artificial-intelligence machine-learning research dmse 3-questions

Study: Better sleep habits lead to better college grades

Data on MIT students underscore the importance of getting enough sleep; bedtime also matters.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Oct. 1, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research dmse brain-and-cognitive-sciences health school-of-engineering school-of-science mental-health mcgovern-institute students

New approach suggests path to emissions-free cement

MIT researchers find a way to eliminate carbon emissions from cement production — a major global source of greenhouse gases.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Sept. 16, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: cement research school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering dmse civil-and-environmental-engineering energy emissions sustainability cities concrete climate-change greenhouse-gases manufacturing

Creating new opportunities from nanoscale materials

MIT Professor Frances Ross is pioneering new techniques to study materials growth and how structure relates to performance.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Sept. 5, 2019 | mit
~17 mins   

Tags: materials-research-laboratory materials-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology microscopy research mitnano dmse faculty profile 2-d graphene



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