Searching genomic data faster
Biologists’ capacity for generating genomic data is increasing more rapidly than computing power. A new algorithm will help them keep up.
Glasses-free 3-D TV looks nearer
A new method for producing multiple-perspective 3-D images could prove more practical in the short term than holography.
3 Questions: Physicist Christoph Paus discusses newly-discovered particle
Dozens of MIT physicists were part of the team that found what might be the Higgs boson. What does their discovery mean, and what’s next for particle physics?
New chip captures power from multiple sources
System developed at MIT could combine power harvested from light, heat and vibrations to run monitoring systems.
A conversation with Mildred Dresselhaus
Carbon catalyst for half a century (a New York Times story)
New drug candidate shows promise against cancer
Platinum compound may offer an alternative to cisplatin, a widely used chemotherapy agent.
Nutrient mixture improves memory in patients with early Alzheimer’s
In clinical trial, mixture developed at MIT appears to help overcome loss of connections between brain cells.