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Sarah Don: Building nuclear connections
Sarah Don: Building nuclear connections

MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory's superintendent works to give more students the opportunity to work with and learn from the reactor.

Two MIT students named Rhodes Scholars
Two MIT students named Rhodes Scholars

Mary Clare Beytagh and Matthew Chun will begin postgraduate studies at Oxford University next fall.

MIT researchers collaborate with Lamborghini to develop an electric car of the future
MIT researchers collaborate with Lamborghini to develop an electric car of the future

Research from the Dinca and Hart labs, paired with Lamborghini’s “hypercar” concept, will result in the Terzo Millenio, an electric sports car for the third millennium.

Show the flow
Show the flow

A novel hand-held laboratory reveals hidden subterranean fluid movement.

A new way to store thermal energy
A new way to store thermal energy

MIT researchers create material for a chemical heat “battery” that could release its energy on demand.

Bridging the divide with technology
Bridging the divide with technology

Three grad students from the Plasma Science and Fusion Center spend time with the Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow.

Next-generation optogenetic molecules control single neurons
Next-generation optogenetic molecules control single neurons

Focused laser beam could help scientists map connections among neurons that underlie behavior.

CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome
CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome

New delivery system developed by MIT team deletes disease-causing genes and reduces cholesterol.

Synthetic circuits can harvest light energy
Synthetic circuits can harvest light energy

Novel structures made with DNA scaffolds could be used to create solar-powered materials.

MIT to construct new, cutting edge Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel
MIT to construct new, cutting edge Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

Largest, most advanced U.S. academic tunnel will replace 79-year-old facility; Boeing is project’s lead donor with philanthropic commitment.

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