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Delivery system can make RNA vaccines more powerful
Delivery system can make RNA vaccines more powerful

Vaccines packaged in novel nanoparticles could offer a new way to fight cancer and infectious diseases.

How to dismantle a nuclear bomb
How to dismantle a nuclear bomb

MIT team successfully tests a new method for verification of weapons reduction.

Using math to blend musical notes seamlessly
Using math to blend musical notes seamlessly

Algorithm enables one audio signal to glide into another, recreating the “portamento” effect of some musical instruments.

Photovoltaic-powered sensors for the “internet of things”
Photovoltaic-powered sensors for the “internet of things”

RFID-based devices work in indoor and outdoor lighting conditions, and communicate at greater distances.

Technique can image individual proteins within synapses
Technique can image individual proteins within synapses

Rapid imaging method could help reveal how conditions such as autism affect brain cells.

Game changer: How Christopher Weaver transformed video games and game studies at MIT
Game changer: How Christopher Weaver transformed video games and game studies at MIT

Revolutionizing video games with physics, Weaver has also influenced MIT students with lessons on design, virtual reality, storytelling, and games for social change.

Quantum sensing on a chip
Quantum sensing on a chip

Researchers integrate diamond-based sensing components onto a chip to enable low-cost, high-performance quantum hardware.

How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy
How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy

Study offers models for preserving the privacy of citizens while using their data to improve government services.

Four from MIT named American Physical Society Fellows for 2019
Four from MIT named American Physical Society Fellows for 2019

Matthew Evans, Joseph Formaggio, Markus Klute, and Anne White are named MIT’s newest APS fellows for their contributions to physics.

3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?
3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Brian Anthony, co-leader of SENSE.nano, discusses sensing for augmented and virtual reality and for advanced manufacturing.

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