MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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'I have picked people up on the street': the secret life of architect Alvar Aalto
He built wild, magical buildings and furniture that is still thrilling today. But a new film suggests the celebrated Finn was also a domineering philanderer deeply indebted to his talented wives

Oliver Wainwright

21, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Spam’s new frontier? Now even spinach can send emails
Scientists at MIT have taken the leafy greens online – in the hope they will be able to warn about explosives

03, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Memphis Grizzlies hire MIT's Sonia Raman as assistant coach
The Memphis Grizzlies announced the hiring of longtime MIT women’s basketball coach Sonia Raman on Friday

Guardian sport and agencies

11, Sep, 2020 @5:39 PM

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UK universities suffer worst-ever rankings in world league table
Nearly three-quarters of UK universities slipped down while Asian institutions rose

Rachel Hall

09, Jun, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Powerful antibiotic discovered using machine learning for first time
Team at MIT says halicin kills some of the world’s most dangerous strains

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Feb, 2020 @4:28 PM

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Can you solve it? Are you smart enough for MIT?
Teasers from MIT’s puzzle guy

Alex Bellos

10, Feb, 2020 @7:10 AM

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MIT's female staff members express outrage over Epstein donations in letter
More than 60 faculty members called the donations ‘profoundly disturbing’ in a signed letter to the university’s president

Edward Helmore in New York

19, Sep, 2019 @5:11 PM

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MIT scientist resigns over emails discussing academic linked to Epstein
Emails written by Richard Stallman leaked as Massachusetts college at center of storm over Epstein funding

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

17, Sep, 2019 @3:52 PM

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How MIT was complicit in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to launder his reputation | John Naughton
The financier’s links to the institution are symptoms of a deep malaise in big tech

John Naughton

14, Sep, 2019 @3:00 PM

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President of MIT admits approving Jeffrey Epstein donation
University acknowledged 2012 gift from disgraced financier but Rafael Reif writes: ‘We could and should have asked more questions’

Edward Helmore

12, Sep, 2019 @9:30 PM

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‘This should not be happening’: the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandal
Signe Swenson exposed the story of powerful men and millions of dollars in donations to the school’s Media Lab

Edward Helmore

12, Sep, 2019 @6:00 AM

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MIT to investigate research lab's ties to Epstein as director resigns
Joi Ito exits after reports claim lab worked to hide extent of Epstein donations

Lois Beckett

07, Sep, 2019 @10:10 PM

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