Robert Langer receives Dr. Paul Janssen Award

MIT Institute Professor Robert S. Langer was recently honored with the 2023 Dr. Paul Janssen Award…

MIT Faculty Founder Initiative announces finalists for second competition

The MIT Faculty Founder Initiative has announced 12 finalists for the 2023-24 MIT-Royalty Pharma Prize Competition.…

MIT community members elected to the National Academy of Inventors for 2023

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) recently announced the election of more than 160 individuals to their…

MIT’s tiny technologies go to Washington

On Nov. 7, a team from the Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine at MIT showed a…

Gitanjali Rao honored at White House “Girls Leading Change” celebration

MIT first-year student Gitanjali Rao was honored at the first Girls Leading Change celebration held at…

Studying cancer in context to stop its growth

Proteins called transcription factors are like molecular traffic cops that tell genes when to stop and…

Study finds a surprising new role for a major immune regulator

A signaling protein known as STING is a critical player in the human immune system, detecting…

A new vision for ultrasound imaging

Nicole Henning did not foresee becoming an expert in ultrasound imaging. Before joining Koch Institute for…

MIT faculty tackle big ideas in a symposium kicking off Inauguration Day

Big ideas took the stage on Monday morning, ahead of the inauguration of MIT’s 18th president,…

New test may predict Covid-19 immunity

Most people in the United States have some degree of immune protection against Covid-19, either from…