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New analysis explains role of defects in metal oxides
New analysis explains role of defects in metal oxides

Harnessing these imperfections could have implications for computer memory and energy conversion.

New leadership for MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab
New leadership for MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

Computer vision and machine learning expert Antonio Torralba to lead new artificial intelligence research lab.

Automatic code reuse
Automatic code reuse

System makes modifications necessary to transplant code from one program into another.

Bio-inspired approach to RNA delivery
Bio-inspired approach to RNA delivery

New technique could make it easier to use mRNA to treat disease or deliver vaccines.

Gene-editing technology developer Feng Zhang awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
Gene-editing technology developer Feng Zhang awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

MIT associate professor and member of the Broad Institute and McGovern Institute recognized for commitment to invention, collaboration, and mentorship.

Identifying optimal product prices
Identifying optimal product prices

New research describes a price-optimization method to increase online retailers’ revenue, market share, and profit.

Blood testing via sound waves may replace some tissue biopsies
Blood testing via sound waves may replace some tissue biopsies

Microfluidic device uses acoustics to quickly analyze blood for signatures of cancer and other diseases.

A new approach to ultrafast light pulses
A new approach to ultrafast light pulses

Unusual fluorescent materials could be used for rapid light-based communications systems.

Former MIT President Paul Gray dies at 85 after lifelong career of service and leadership at the Institute
Former MIT President Paul Gray dies at 85 after lifelong career of service and leadership at the Institute

Guided by a passion for teaching, MIT’s 14th president helped steer the Institute through decades of social change.

Heather Kulik: Innovative modeling for chemical discovery
Heather Kulik: Innovative modeling for chemical discovery

Chemical engineering professor plumbs “vast regions of chemical space.”

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