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Infusing ethics into experiential learning
Infusing ethics into experiential learning

In a new undergraduate course, students explore the ethical dimensions of their experiences.

To catch an interstellar visitor, use a solar-powered space slingshot
To catch an interstellar visitor, use a solar-powered space slingshot

MIT research proposal for rendezvous missions with interstellar objects selected for NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program.

Visualizing the world beyond the frame
Visualizing the world beyond the frame

Researchers test how far artificial intelligence models can go in dreaming up varied poses and colors of objects and animals in photos.

Siranush Babakhanova and Michal Gala named 2020 Knight-Hennessy Scholars
Siranush Babakhanova and Michal Gala named 2020 Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Seniors will receive full funding for graduate studies at Stanford University.

Study: Life might survive, and thrive, in a hydrogen world
Study: Life might survive, and thrive, in a hydrogen world

When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.

Technique could enable cheaper fertilizer production
Technique could enable cheaper fertilizer production

Chemical engineers take a step toward generating ammonia with small-scale, electrochemical reactors.

Three from MIT elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2020
Three from MIT elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2020

Faculty members Abhijit Banerjee, Bonnie Berger, and Roger Summons elected by peers for outstanding contributions to research.

A foolproof way to shrink deep learning models
A foolproof way to shrink deep learning models

​Researchers unveil a pruning algorithm to make artificial intelligence applications run faster.

Q&A: Gregory Rutledge on initial testing of KN95 respirators for public health officials
Q&A: Gregory Rutledge on initial testing of KN95 respirators for public health officials

MIT professor’s research group leverages its capability for testing filtration efficiency to assess certain respirators for MEMA, others.

Top collegiate inventors awarded 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
Top collegiate inventors awarded 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Students around the country recognized for innovative solutions to better single-use plastic, spacecraft and aircraft fuel gauges, surgery techniques, and more.

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