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New bionics center established at MIT with $24 million gift
New bionics center established at MIT with $24 million gift

Interdisciplinary research center funded by philanthropist Lisa Yang aims to mitigate disability through technologies that marry human physiology with electromechanics.

Toward a smarter electronic health record
Toward a smarter electronic health record

An AI-enhanced system enables doctors to spend less time searching for clinical information and more time treating patients.

Making health and motion sensing devices more personal
Making health and motion sensing devices more personal

An electrical impedance tomography toolkit lets users design and fabricate health and motion sensing devices.

Professor Emeritus Ronald Probstein, world-renowned expert in fluid mechanics, dies at 93
Professor Emeritus Ronald Probstein, world-renowned expert in fluid mechanics, dies at 93

Probstein’s research had diverse applications in fields including aeronautics, energy, desalination, and soil decontamination.

Institute Professor Paula Hammond named to White House science council
Institute Professor Paula Hammond named to White House science council

The head of MIT’s Department of Chemical Engineering will serve on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

A new method for removing lead from drinking water
A new method for removing lead from drinking water

Engineers have designed a relatively low-cost, energy-efficient approach to treating water contaminated with heavy metals.

Predicting building emissions across the US
Predicting building emissions across the US

MIT researchers have analyzed greenhouse gas emissions from future buildings across America and outlined region-specific solutions.

How quickly do algorithms improve?
How quickly do algorithms improve?

MIT scientists show how fast algorithms are improving across a broad range of examples, demonstrating their critical importance in advancing computing.

Crossing disciplines, adding fresh eyes to nuclear engineering
Crossing disciplines, adding fresh eyes to nuclear engineering

PhD student Limiao Zhang sees surprising connections between the behavior of cars and bubbles.

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