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Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands tours MIT
Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands tours MIT

Dutch delegation visits the Institute for a tour focused on computing, robotics, and health care innovation.

Making it easier to program and protect the web
Making it easier to program and protect the web

Professor Adam Chlipala builds tools to help programmers more quickly generate optimized, secure code.

Professor Patrick Winston, former director of MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, dies at 76
Professor Patrick Winston, former director of MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, dies at 76

Beloved professor conducted pioneering research on imbuing machines with human-like intelligence, including the ability to understand stories.

Portraits of mentoring excellence
Portraits of mentoring excellence

Committed to Caring honors professors Modiano, Kelly, and Li, and calls for nominations.

Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT
Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT

From making the lunar landings possible to interpreting the meaning of the moon rocks, the Institute was a vital part of history.

Unmasking mutant cancer cells
Unmasking mutant cancer cells

A new dosing regimen for an old cancer drug shows new promise as an immunotherapy.

MIT and Fashion Institute of Technology join forces to create innovative textiles
MIT and Fashion Institute of Technology join forces to create innovative textiles

Advanced functional fabrics workshop, held jointly with AFFOA and industrial partner New Balance, develops concepts for biodegradable footwear, active textiles.

New team to lead MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory
New team to lead MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory

Gordon Kohse, Jacopo Buongiorno, and Lance Snead will co-lead the laboratory; David Moncton will step down after 15 years of service.

Professor Emeritus Fernando Corbató, MIT computing pioneer, dies at 93
Professor Emeritus Fernando Corbató, MIT computing pioneer, dies at 93

Longtime MIT professor developed early “time-sharing” operating systems and is widely credited as the creator of the world’s first computer password.

Automated system generates robotic parts for novel tasks
Automated system generates robotic parts for novel tasks

When designing actuators involves too many variables for humans to test by hand, this system can step in.

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