Research Stories

New method enables real-time monitoring of materials during irradiation

Technique will enable continuous measurement of damage to materials in high-radiation environments.

Exploring elusive high-energy particles in an unusual metal

Exotic metal displays behavior that could lead to new infrared detectors.

Speeding up quality control for biologics

Nanofluidic device enables rapid testing of protein drugs produced by living cells.

Nano-Scale 'Dream Team': 3 MIT Professors Use Tiniest Of Tools Against Cancer

Three MIT professors are innovating at the tiniest possible scale — developing tools to see, target and kill cancer cells before they can cause any harm.

High-resolution imaging with conventional microscopes

Tissue-expansion technique could allow scientists to map brain circuits.