MIT Stories

  • Featured Stories, MIT, News, WHOI - Oceanus | April 20, 2017

    The Amazing Acquired Phototroph!

    Stealing parts from their prey, these hunters turn into farmers
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | April 19, 2017

    High-Speed Images Capture Archer Fish’s Rocket-Like Launch

    Insights into the hydrodynamics of the move may improve underwater vehicle design.
  • MIT, MIT News, News | April 18, 2017

    MIT Quarter Century Club Welcomes New Members for 2017

    Class includes 99 new members from both the Cambridge campus and Lincoln Laboratory among them are Michael Follows, Lodovica Illari, and John Marshall.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | April 12, 2017

    Kerry Emanuel Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Kerry A. Emanuel, the EAPS Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Co-Director of the Lorenz Center, joins the ranks of some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders in the academy.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | April 11, 2017

    Environmentalist and Explorer

    Senior Elizabeth Rider uses atmospheric chemistry research to create international connections.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News, WHOI | April 6, 2017

    Institute Announces New Open Access Policy for All MIT Authors

    Optional license allows students, researchers, and staff to make scholarly articles freely available.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | April 4, 2017

    Katy Bell presents ‘Into the Deep: The Nautilus Exploration Program’

    MIT Sea Grant College Program Brown Bag Seminar Wednesday April 12th at 1:30p.
  • MIT - The Darwin Project, News | April 4, 2017

    Darwin Celebrates Emily’s Doctoral Defense

    Emily Zakem successfully defended her doctoral dissertation "Linking Microbes and Climate: Insights into the Marine Oxygen and Nitrogen Cycles with Microbial Metabolic Functional Types" on March 24.
  • MIT, News, WHOI | April 3, 2017

    Fidelity, Bright Horizons, WHOI Honored with 2017 AIM Vision Awards

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is recognized for its unique contributions to the cause of economic opportunity in Massachusetts by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News, WHOI News | April 3, 2017

    Don Anderson Selected for Prestigious Ketchum Award for Coastal Research

    Senior Scientist Don Anderson will receive WHOI's prestigious 2017 Bostwick H. Ketchum Award, which honors an internationally recognized scientist who demonstrates an innovative approach to coastal research, leadership in the scientific community, and who forges a link between coastal research and societal issues.
  • MIT, News | March 31, 2017

    A Journey to the End of the World

    Dr. Stefan Thiele, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, documents his recent research in Antarctica.
  • MIT, News | March 31, 2017

    Untangling the Physics of Fishing Gear

    MIT-WHOI Joint Program alum and former WHOI postdoctoral investigator Julie van der Hoop '16 to receive an award for her paper on marine mammal science and the physics of fishing gear.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News, WHOI | March 31, 2017

    Embrace Who You Are: One Latina Scientist’s Brave Journey in STEM

    MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student Gabi Serrato Marks profiles her colleague, Gabriela Farfan, about her dream of becoming a mineralogist and her experiences with culture and identity along the way.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News, WHOI | March 30, 2017

    Institute Award for the Love of Marine Chemistry

    MIT-WHOI student Lauren Kipp to receive a Graduate Teaching Award
  • MITgcm News | March 28, 2017

    Melting Antarctica

    This month we spotlight work by Alberto C. Naveira Garabato. Garabato and his team have been running idealized modelling experiments using MITgcm to study the immediate behavior of meltwater as it ascends from an ice shelf cavity.
  • MIT - The Darwin Project, News | March 28, 2017

    New Postdoc Aboozar Tabatabai

    Tabatabai joins MIT's Darwin Project to help predict how marine biogeochemistry responds to global change.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | March 27, 2017

    Tiny Bacterium Provides Window into Whole Ecosystems

    Ubiquitous marine organism has co-evolved with other microbes, promoting more complex ecosystems.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | March 24, 2017

    Storied Women of MIT: Pauline Morrow Austin

    Storied Women of MIT is a series of 60-second historical profiles of MIT students, researchers, and staff that demonstrates the role of women at the Institute from its founding to today.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | March 24, 2017

    Global Trekker

    “This work has allowed me to see most of the world.” Geologist Oliver Jagoutz scales mountains to gain tectonic insights.
  • MIT, News, WHOI | March 20, 2017

    World’s Lakes May be Much Shallower than Previously Thought

    New mathematical analysis from MIT provides more accurate estimate of the depth and volume of the Earth's lakes, Adrian Cho of Science Magazine reports.
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