Summer in the Sandbox
Classes may not be meeting, but MIT students aren’t letting their new ideas about mapping the ocean, advancing biological studies, and improving agricultural production sit idle. Participants in the MIT Sandbox Innovation Fund, an Institute-wide program launched in January by the School of Engineering, are hard at work.


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It depends on the composition of the oil—and on how we are attempting to clean it up…