What is it? »Self-aware computing project named a 'world changing' idea by Scientific American
December 20, 2011
Project Angstrom selected by magazine's editors; featured in December issue
What is it? »Mimicking the brain, in silicon
November 15, 2011
New computer chip models how neurons communicate with each other at synapses.
What is it? »Computer science gives a boost to heart health
October 13, 2011
New technique searches for subtle indicators of risk hidden in a patient's EKG.
What is it? »Everybody's a winner
October 7, 2011
Automatic window-shading invention tops a strong field of entries in materials competition.
What is it? »In plane view
September 12, 2011
New tool analyzes black-box data for flight anomalies.
What is it? »Quantum computing with light
September 9, 2011
A switch that lets one photon alter the quantum state of another could point the way to both practical quantum computers and a quantum Internet.
What is it? »Killing a cancer cell from the inside out
September 2, 2011
Synthetic biologists design a gene circuit that, when delivered to cancer cells, forces them to commit suicide.
What is it? »Building chips from collapsing nanopillars
September 1, 2011
By turning a common problem in chip manufacture into an advantage, MIT researchers produce structures only 30 atoms wide.