MIT expands research collaboration with Commonwealth Fusion Systems to build net energy fusion machine, SPARC

MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) will substantially expand its fusion energy research and education…

Providing hands-on photonics education across Massachusetts

Photonics — the science of guiding and manipulating light — enables applications ranging from telecommunications, artificial…

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…

Could we make cars out of petroleum residue?

As the world struggles to improve the efficiency of cars and other vehicles in order to…

Students dive into research with the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium

Throughout the fall 2021 semester, the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium (MCSC) supported several research projects…

Method for delivering immune system-stimulating drugs may enhance cancer immunotherapy

Stimulating the body’s immune system to attack tumors is a promising way to treat cancer. Scientists…

MIT engineers produce the world’s longest flexible fiber battery

Researchers have developed a rechargeable lithium-ion battery in the form of an ultra-long fiber that could…

From counting blood cells to motion capture, sensors drive patient-centered research

Sensors and sensing systems — from devices that count white blood cells to technologies that monitor…

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…