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A big new home for the ultrasmall
A big new home for the ultrasmall

MIT.nano building, the largest of its kind, will usher in a new age of nanoscale advancements.

New learning opportunities for displaced persons
New learning opportunities for displaced persons

Now accepting applications for new students, MIT ReACT Hub launched its first program in Jordan earlier this year with a certificate in computer and data science.

3Q: Antonio Torralba on what's next for the Quest for Intelligence
3Q: Antonio Torralba on what's next for the Quest for Intelligence

Inaugural director of The Quest discusses what's been accomplished since last spring's launch and what is on the horizon.

New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide
New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide

Lithium-based battery could make use of greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere.

George Hatsopoulos, senior lecturer emeritus and MIT Corporation life member emeritus, dies at 91
George Hatsopoulos, senior lecturer emeritus and MIT Corporation life member emeritus, dies at 91

Thermodynamics expert and longtime Department of Mechanical Engineering affiliate founded Thermo Electron, a world leader in instrumentation.

Study: Emissions from most diesel cars in Europe greatly exceed laboratory testing levels
Study: Emissions from most diesel cars in Europe greatly exceed laboratory testing levels

Real-world driving produces up to 16 times more emissions, causing 2,700 premature deaths across the EU, researchers estimate.

Plug-and-play technology automates chemical synthesis
Plug-and-play technology automates chemical synthesis

System makes it easier to produce new molecules for myriad applications.

Creating 3-D-printed “motion sculptures” from 2-D videos
Creating 3-D-printed “motion sculptures” from 2-D videos

CSAIL system could help athletes, dancers, and others better analyze how they move.

Anant Agarwal, MIT professor and edX CEO, wins Yidan Prize
Anant Agarwal, MIT professor and edX CEO, wins Yidan Prize

Agarwal is recognized for making education more accessible to people around the world, via edX open-source online platform.

Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once
Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once

Model learns to pick out objects within an image, using spoken descriptions.

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