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Supply chain outlook: The timing of the slowdown
Supply chain outlook: The timing of the slowdown

MIT Professor David Simchi-Levi forecast the mid-March manufacturing pause. Now he looks ahead.

Supply chain outlook: Why the situation varies by industry
Supply chain outlook: Why the situation varies by industry

MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi describes the supply chain landscape in the U.S., from food security to concerns about medical supplies.

A stopgap measure to treat respiratory distress
A stopgap measure to treat respiratory distress

Repurposing a drug used for blood clots may help Covid-19 patients in danger of respiratory failure, researchers suggest.

A message from MIT astronauts: Accept the mission and find your motivators
A message from MIT astronauts: Accept the mission and find your motivators

To help us navigate this time of social distancing, three MIT astronauts share lessons of isolated living aboard the International Space Station.

Understanding the impact of climate change on the ocean
Understanding the impact of climate change on the ocean

MIT senior Michelle Kornberg uses her background in mechanical and ocean engineering to track how climate change has impacted underwater environments.

Thank you for your patients
Thank you for your patients

An unusual synergy between cancer researchers, clinical centers, and industry leads to promising clinical trials for a new combination therapy for prostate cancer.

System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road
System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road

Using a photorealistic simulation engine, vehicles learn to drive in the real world and recover from near-crash scenarios.

How to get conductive gels to stick when wet
How to get conductive gels to stick when wet

A new way of making polymers adhere to surfaces may enable better biomedical sensors and implants.

Ed Boyden wins prestigious Wilhelm Exner Medal
Ed Boyden wins prestigious Wilhelm Exner Medal

Entrepreneurial science award recognizes scientists whose work opens up “new dimensions of economic progress."

Fusion researchers endorse push for pilot power plant in US
Fusion researchers endorse push for pilot power plant in US

Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.

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