MIT J-WAFS announces 2022 seed grant recipients

The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) at MIT has awarded eight MIT…

MIT announces five flagship projects in first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition

MIT today announced the five flagship projects selected in its first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition. These…

Q&A: Climate Grand Challenges finalists on using data and science to forecast climate-related risk

Note: This is the final article in a four-part interview series featuring the work of the…

Q&A: Climate Grand Challenges finalists on accelerating reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions

This is the second article in a four-part interview series highlighting the work of the 27…

MIT Morningside Academy for Design created as a new hub for cross-disciplinary education, research, and innovation

MIT President L. Rafael Reif today announced the creation of the MIT Morningside Academy for Design,…

MIT community members elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2022

MIT engineers John Cohn and Franz-Josef Ulm and are among 111 new members and 22 international…

Engineers develop surgical “duct tape” as an alternative to sutures

A staple on any engineer’s workbench, duct tape is a quick and dependable fix for cracks…

Q&A: More-sustainable concrete with machine learning

As a building material, concrete withstands the test of time. Its use dates back to early…

MIT Future Founders Initiative announces prize competition to promote female entrepreneurs in biotech

In a fitting sequel to its entrepreneurship “boot camp” educational lecture series last fall, the MIT…

Considering the spiderweb

The spiderweb is an everyday architecture — non-monumental and easily overlooked. Yet artists and scientists are…