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A material difference
A material difference

A passion for biomaterials inspires PhD candidate Eesha Khare to tackle climate change.

Manipulating magnets in the quest for fusion
Manipulating magnets in the quest for fusion

After decades of plasma physics research, Senior Research Scientist Brian LaBombard is taking on magnets for MIT’s new fusion effort.

Paul Lagacé, professor of aeronautics and astronautics, dies at 63
Paul Lagacé, professor of aeronautics and astronautics, dies at 63

Lagacé, an expert on composite materials and structures, was passionate about MIT and the Boston Red Sox.

Enhancing drug delivery with ultrasound
Enhancing drug delivery with ultrasound

Suono Bio, founded by two MIT professors and an alumnus, is using a proven technology to boost the treatment of gastrointestinal tract disorders.

With the HUMANS project, a message that space is for everyone
With the HUMANS project, a message that space is for everyone

A student-run project is collecting messages from around the world, using nanotechnology to etch them on a disk, and sending the disk to the International Space Station.

The environmental toll of disposable masks
The environmental toll of disposable masks

A new study calculates the waste generated by N95 usage and suggests possible ways to reduce it.

Push to make supply chains more sustainable continues to gain momentum
Push to make supply chains more sustainable continues to gain momentum

Sustainability as a business imperative in supply chain management increased despite the pandemic, says MIT-led report.

Making it through a pandemic senior year with curiosity and community
Making it through a pandemic senior year with curiosity and community

Miles Johnson ’21, a recent graduate in mathematics and EECS, employed a strong dorm network and personal interests including rock climbing and jazz to complete a rich MIT experience.

Contact-aware robot design
Contact-aware robot design

A novel method to represent robotic manipulators helps optimize complex and organic shapes for future machines.

MIT.nano receives American Institute of Architects’s Top Ten Award for sustainable design
MIT.nano receives American Institute of Architects’s Top Ten Award for sustainable design

“Committee on the Environment” recognizes integration of design excellence with environmental performance.

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