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Cracking the secrets of an emerging branch of physics
Cracking the secrets of an emerging branch of physics

In a new realm of materials, PhD student Thanh Nguyen uses neutrons to hunt for exotic properties that could power real-world applications.

Massive, swift federal investment needed to address climate change, panelists say
Massive, swift federal investment needed to address climate change, panelists say

Policymakers are hopeful that a Biden administration will encourage congressional action.

Small molecule, big potential for treating prostate cancer
Small molecule, big potential for treating prostate cancer

MIT researchers identify a molecule that could target advanced prostate cancer as well as a variety of other cancers.

Shaping universities to be engines of economic development
Shaping universities to be engines of economic development

Book co-authored by Edward Crawley, Juan Cristobal Garcia Sanchez SM '20, and others demonstrates how universities can contribute to economic recovery after Covid-19.

Vibrations of coronavirus proteins may play a role in infection
Vibrations of coronavirus proteins may play a role in infection

Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.

Advancing artificial intelligence research
Advancing artificial intelligence research

MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and the Singapore Defense Science and Technology Agency award funding to 13 AI-focused projects.

System can sterilize medical tools using solar heat
System can sterilize medical tools using solar heat

Device could provide pressurized steam to run autoclaves without the need for electricity in off-grid areas.

Bhavik Nagda: Delving into the deployment of new technologies
Bhavik Nagda: Delving into the deployment of new technologies

“We need more technologists in the room while policies are formulated,” says the MIT senior.

STEM Week event encourages students to see themselves in science and technology careers
STEM Week event encourages students to see themselves in science and technology careers

MIT hosts kickoff event of Massachusetts STEM Week — a statewide virtual celebration of K-12 education.

SMART researchers develop gelatin microcarrier for cell production
SMART researchers develop gelatin microcarrier for cell production

Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.

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