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Training technicians in developing technologies
Training technicians in developing technologies

MIT leads AIM Photonics Academy’s development of a technician-training apprenticeship program.

From summer research program to PhD dissertation
From summer research program to PhD dissertation

Graduate student Raspberry Simpson’s scientific journey approaches fruition.

J-WAFS grants advance sustainable agriculture
J-WAFS grants advance sustainable agriculture

Two new J-WAFS Solutions commercialization grants will support novel technologies that aim to improve the economics and resiliency of farming.

Giving keener “electric eyesight” to autonomous vehicles
Giving keener “electric eyesight” to autonomous vehicles

On-chip system that detects signals at sub-terahertz wavelengths could help steer driverless cars through fog and dust.

Finding love in the lab
Finding love in the lab

Mechanical engineering alumni and married couple Larissa Nietner and Scott Nill started their relationship — and two companies — as MIT graduate students.

Turning desalination waste into a useful resource
Turning desalination waste into a useful resource

Process developed at MIT could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient.

Redesigning pharmacies with the consumer in mind
Redesigning pharmacies with the consumer in mind

Alto Pharmacy uses software and an innovative operations model to improve access to medication.

Why too much DNA repair can injure tissue
Why too much DNA repair can injure tissue

Overactive repair system promotes cell death following DNA damage by certain toxins, study shows.

Three graduate students named 2019 Aviation Week “20 Twenties”
Three graduate students named 2019 Aviation Week “20 Twenties”

Casey Evans, Stewart Isaacs, and Jessica Zhu are honored for outstanding academic performance, civic contributions, and research.

At StartMIT, students gain advice for building a successful startup
At StartMIT, students gain advice for building a successful startup

“The purpose of a business should be to solve real problems for real customers,” says MIT Professor Hari Balakrishnan, cofounder of Cambridge Mobile Telematics.

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