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Scene at MIT: PhD baby and her amazing mama
Scene at MIT: PhD baby and her amazing mama

A new daughter helped Alejandra Falla PhD ’18 gain perspective on life — and her tiny MIT regalia stole the show at Commencement.

Artificial intelligence senses people through walls
Artificial intelligence senses people through walls

Wireless smart-home system from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could monitor diseases and help the elderly “age in place.”

A new way to mend a broken heart
A new way to mend a broken heart

“Therepi” device attaches directly to damaged heart, enabling delivery of medicine from a port under a patient’s skin to augment cardiac function.

Reliable energy for all
Reliable energy for all

Graduate student Prosper Nyovanie wants to power off-grid communities worldwide with scalable solar electric systems.

Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers
Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers

Device uses ultrafast “frequency hopping” and data encryption to protect signals from being intercepted and jammed.

On a mission to build the uncrashable car
On a mission to build the uncrashable car

Ryan Eustice PhD '05 and his team at the Toyota Research Institute are using artificial intelligence technologies to develop a car incapable of causing accidents.

MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science opens enrollment
MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science opens enrollment

Program offers path to an accelerated master’s degree at seven universities.

MIT hosts University of Puerto Rico students after Hurricane Maria
MIT hosts University of Puerto Rico students after Hurricane Maria

In the wake of the devastating 2017 hurricane, MIT hosted five Puerto Rican undergraduates to help them continue their path toward graduate school.

MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence
MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence

Faculty from across the Institute tapped to lead new initiative in human and machine intelligence.

A better device for measuring electromagnetic radiation
A better device for measuring electromagnetic radiation

New bolometer is faster, simpler, and covers more wavelengths.

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