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A controllable membrane to pull carbon dioxide out of exhaust streams
A controllable membrane to pull carbon dioxide out of exhaust streams

Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.

Designing off-grid refrigeration technologies for crop storage in Kenya
Designing off-grid refrigeration technologies for crop storage in Kenya

A team of MIT researchers is using the thermodynamic properties of water evaporation to bring off-grid cold storage of produce to remote, arid regions.

MIT Full STEAM Ahead offers scalable, hands-on remote learning for K-12
MIT Full STEAM Ahead offers scalable, hands-on remote learning for K-12

Website created in response to Covid-19 yields unexpected insights into what’s possible for reaching learners at a distance.

Fujikura joins MIT.nano Consortium
Fujikura joins MIT.nano Consortium

Optical communication device and electrical equipment manufacturing company to advise, collaborate with MIT researchers.

Machine learning uncovers potential new TB drugs
Machine learning uncovers potential new TB drugs

Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases.

MIT.nano receives LEED Platinum certification
MIT.nano receives LEED Platinum certification

Commitment to sustainable practices earns top honor from the U.S Green Building Council.

Solar-powered system extracts drinkable water from “dry” air
Solar-powered system extracts drinkable water from “dry” air

MIT engineers have made their initial design more practical, efficient, and scalable.

Kofi Blake is bringing people together
Kofi Blake is bringing people together

“There’s no greater feeling than when you’re with all your classmates and they’re having a great time,” says MIT’s senior class president.

Sheila Widnall: A lifetime exploring the unknown
Sheila Widnall: A lifetime exploring the unknown

During 64 years at MIT, the Institute Professor Emerita has been a trailblazer in aerospace and the U.S. military, and a changemaker for women in STEM.

3 Questions: Ram Sasisekharan on hastening vaccines and treatments
3 Questions: Ram Sasisekharan on hastening vaccines and treatments

Biological engineer discusses condensing the time taken to develop therapeutics down from many years to a matter of months.

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