MIT has been honored with 12 No. 1 subject rankings in the QS World University Rankings for 2017.MIT received a No. 1 ranking in the following QS subject areas: Architecture/Built Environment;...March 6, 2017 A light rain can spread soil bacteria far and wide, study finds
Global precipitation may account for 1 to 25 percent of bacteria emitted from land.March 2, 2017 3-D printing with cellulose
For centuries, cellulose has formed the basis of the world’s most abundantly printed-on material: paper. Now, thanks to new research at MIT, it may also become an abundant material to print...February 22, 2017 Solar panels get a face-lift with custom designs
MechE students join Sistine Solar, creating custom solar panels designed to mimic home facades and other environments.February 21, 2017 MIT undertakes Grand Challenge for innovation in global vaccine manufacturing
Kripa Varanasi collaborates with partners to develop a manufacturing platform to produce affordable vaccine.
In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
Pedro Reis' work focuses on the mechanics of large deformations of thin structures, towards devising novel functionalities over a wide range of length scales, from the very small to the very large.