Nine MIT students awarded 2021 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

An MIT senior and eight MIT graduate students are among the 30 recipients of this year’s…

Talking outside the tower

Walking into MIT can feel like entering a foreign country — one with a number for…

A better nasal swab for Covid-19 testing

Over nearly seven years researching 3D printing systems in MIT’s Media Lab, Jifei Ou SM ’14,…

Navigating uncertainty through song

It was his first week on campus, and like most first-year students, Alberto Naveira felt overwhelmed.…

Supporting the Covid-19 vaccine rollout with extra-strength glass

Some people are actually able to bottle their success, and Mark Kurz SM ’95 is one…

Cooling homes without warming the planet

As incomes in developing countries continue to rise, demand for air conditioners is expected to triple…

Transforming lives by providing safe drinking water

As a child, Susan Murcott ’90 SM ’92 saw firsthand the long-term impact that water- and…

Found in space: Complex carbon-based molecules

Much of the carbon in space is believed to exist in the form of large molecules…

At MIT Energy Conference, experts zero in on legacy energy systems

Global power generation from renewables like solar and wind continues to rise, and innovation in fields…

ChoKyun Rha, professor post-tenure of biomaterials sciences and engineering, dies at 87

ChoKyun Rha ’62, SM ’64, SM ’66, SCD ’67, an MIT professor post-tenure and a groundbreaker…