RNA interference (RNAi) is a process in which small pieces of silencing RNA (siRNA) bind to cellular RNA, thereby shutting down the production of the encoded protein. Lourdes discusses how understanding hydrogen bonding and bond strengths is essential to her research ...
Lourdes, a Cuban-American, shares her greatest source of inspiration throughout her journey to becoming a scientist, a story of her father’s remarkable perseverance in the face of overwhelming adversity.
This video showcases our 4th Design Innovation Workshop done in Mumbai, from January 27 to February 1. It had 10 themes ranging from banking to mobility, imaging to fabrication, agriculture to magic, and much more. More than 30 researchers participated across MIT to mentor 400+ participants ...
Graduate student Lawrence Barriner ll talks about how he ended up applying and coming to MIT and his path to the program in Urban Studies and Planning.
George Westerman, Research Scientist at MIT Sloan Center for Digital Business, discusses productivity from digital.
A new design for nuclear plants built on floating platforms, modeled after those used for offshore oil drilling, could help avoid such consequences in the future.
Can entrepreneurs be made?
MIT chemical engineering professor Patrick Doyle and Lincoln Laboratory technical staff member Albert Swiston have invented a new type of tiny, smartphone-readable particle that could help authenticate currency, electronic parts, and more.
TRANSFORM fuses technology and design to celebrate its transformation from a piece of still furniture to a dynamic machine driven by the stream of data and energy.
Dean David Schmittlein of the MIT Sloan School of Management and Dean Ian Waitz of the MIT School of Engineering discuss the MIT Leaders for Global Operations program.
Professor Ju Li talks about recent work using in situ transmission electron microscopy to study electrochemical reactions simultaneously with microstructure evolution and mechanics.
MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein appears on CEO Global Foresight to discuss how the United States is leading world innovation in life sciences, information technology, and energy.
Introduces the fundamentals of machine tool and computer tool use. Students work with a variety of machine tools including the bandsaw, milling machine, and lathe.
ScratchJr is a new version of the Scratch programming language designed for children ages five to seven. Using ScratchJr, kids can build their own animated stories, interactive games, collages, and other creative projects.
Taught by award-winning professor David Wallace, 2.009: Product Engineering Processes is a rigorous capstone class for undergraduates in the Mechanical Engineering program at MIT.
Professor Michael Short's research is focused the study of unwanted deposits, known as CRUD (Chalk River Unidentified Deposits). CRUD accumulates on fuel cladding during reactor operation and can interfere with the reactor's cooling process, ultimately reducing reactor ...
Christopher Caplice, Executive Director of the Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL), discusses digitization and customization impact on supply chain.
Professor R. Scott Kemp is looking at how to move past traditional technical modes of verification by using open source literature as a way to detect clandestine nuclear programs.
Professor Jacopo Buongiorno discusses a new offshore floating nuclear power plant concept that achieves unprecedented levels of safety.