A faster, more efficient cryptocurrency

MIT researchers have developed a new secure cryptocurrency that reduces data users need to join the network and verify transactions by up to 99 percent, compared to today’s popular cryptocurrencies, which could mean a more scalable network. Image: Christine Daniloff ...

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A Fleeting Moment in Time

A Fleeting Moment in Time European Southern Observatory’s Cosmic Gems Programme captures last breath of a dying star The faint, ephemeral glow emanating from the planetary nebula ESO 577-24 persists for only a short time — around 10,000 years, a ...

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From microfluidics to metastasis

MIT researchers’ new platform detects and extracts rare circulating tumor cells from live mouse models using a combination of laser excitation and a microfluidic chip. Image: Bashar Hamza and Alex Miller From microfluidics to metastasis New platform enables longitudinal studies ...

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