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Keeping an eye on the fusion future
Keeping an eye on the fusion future

Daniel Korsun’s undergraduate career at MIT prepared him to look more deeply into fusion magnet technology and design.

Building a more diverse, global, lifelong learning community during the pandemic
Building a more diverse, global, lifelong learning community during the pandemic

In a year of unprecedented disruption, enrollment in online offerings grows by 140 percent at MIT Professional Education.

Amy Jin named 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholar
Amy Jin named 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholar

MIT senior will pursue graduate studies at Cambridge University.

How this biology lab class went virtual during the pandemic
How this biology lab class went virtual during the pandemic

Instructor Mandana Sassafar found creative ways to teach first-years experimental techniques and laboratory protocols remotely.

New “metalens” shifts focus without tilting or moving
New “metalens” shifts focus without tilting or moving

The design may enable miniature zoom lenses for drones, cellphones, or night-vision goggles.

Researchers develop speedier network analysis for a range of computer hardware
Researchers develop speedier network analysis for a range of computer hardware

The advance could boost recommendation algorithms and internet search.

3 Questions: Ian Waitz and Blanche Staton on MIT’s continuing commitment to graduate students
3 Questions: Ian Waitz and Blanche Staton on MIT’s continuing commitment to graduate students

Despite the pandemic, the Office of the Vice Chancellor has continued to make progress on efforts to enhance the MIT graduate student experience.

The catalyzing potential of J-WAFS seed grants
The catalyzing potential of J-WAFS seed grants

MIT junior faculty explore new research directions and achieve powerful career advancement enabled by J-WAFS’ mission-driven grant program focused on water and food solutions.

Metabolic mutations help bacteria resist drug treatment
Metabolic mutations help bacteria resist drug treatment

Study suggests forcing bacteria to burn more energy could make them more susceptible to antibiotics.

Less-wasteful laser-cutting
Less-wasteful laser-cutting

Fabricaide, developed at MIT CSAIL, provides live design feedback to help users reduce leftover material.

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