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“Data, data, data”

July/August 2022

For Professor Bonnie Berger, SM ’86, PhD ’90, a computational biologist, the explosion of new genomic information offers a gold mine of opportunities.

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Cody O'Laughlin

Features

  • Categorized in MIT News: Cover story

    “Data, data, data”

    For computational biologist Bonnie Berger, SM ’86, PhD ’90, the explosion of new genomic information offers a gold mine of opportunities.

  • Categorized in MIT News: Feature story

    Kapow!

    Mild-mannered management consultant Amy Chu ’91 fashioned her own alternate universe—and brought real science and diversity to the world of comics.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    As the Oreo turns

    Enterprising engineers tested the creamy filling to understand what happens when the sandwich cookie is twisted apart.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    A better heat engine

    A new design with no moving parts converts heat to electricity more efficiently than a steam turbine and could lead to a fully decarbonized power grid.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    Indigenous matters

    The Institute will back more research in Native American studies and support community efforts on campus, among other measures.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    NFL vs. covid

    A study finds that with safety measures in place, 2020 stadium openings had no impact on local case rates.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    Lactation explanation

    A new analysis shows how mammary gland cells change in nursing mothers over time.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    MIT’s new design hub

    Supported by a $100 million founding gift, the Morningside Academy for Design is expected to open in the fall.

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