Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Neuroscientists link autism to reduced activity of key neurotransmitter in human brain.
Former MIT president to begin three-year term on AAAS Board of Directors in February.
Eight real-world industry challenges fuel teams’ competitive spirit and impressive results.
Team re-engineers system to dramatically cut down on editing errors; improvements advance future human applications.
Newly identified mechanism allows the brain to strengthen links between neurons.
MIT physicists share prize in fundamental physics; Larry Guth and Liang Fu win New Horizons Prizes.