Theoretical physicist and diversity advocate delivers the fall 2021 Compton Lecture.
The researchers hope scientists and regulators will consider a broader class of compounds in evaluating cancer risk due to PAH exposure.
The results provide a blueprint for finding such systems in the universe’s quieter, emptier regions.
President Reif and MIT faculty members welcome the Class of 2025 to campus.
“We have not played all our cards yet,” says the associate dean of engineering and co-founder of the Isolat modeling group.
The results may help engineers develop a way to inject drugs without needles.
Prosthetic enables a wide range of daily activities, such as zipping a suitcase, shaking hands, and petting a cat.
Researchers observe a “warming bias” over the past 66 million years that may return if ice sheets disappear.
New algorithm could enable fast, nimble drones for time-critical operations such as search and rescue.
The design could help restore motor function after stroke, enhance virtual gaming experiences.
The results could help scientists unravel the processes underlying plate tectonics.
Applied in the field, a new model reduced quakes from oil and gas processes; could help manage seismic events from carbon sequestration.
Interest is growing in mining the ocean for valuable metals. A new study helps gauge the extent of the impact.
New findings might help inform the design of more powerful MRI machines or robust quantum computers.
Researchers find improvement in relative retention of women but predict decades of sustained effort are required to achieve gender parity.