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Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet
Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet

Process that modifies semiconductor material atom by atom could enable higher-performance electronics.

Alumni team tops Collegiate Inventors Competition
Alumni team tops Collegiate Inventors Competition

Mechanical engineering alumni of 2.009 (Product Engineering Processes) win with Rhino, a product that makes brick repointing faster, safer, and more accurate.

More than 30 from MIT named to Forbes 30 Under 30 lists
More than 30 from MIT named to Forbes 30 Under 30 lists

Forbes calls its 2019 30 Under 30 honorees “a collection of bold risk-takers who are putting a new twist on the old tools of the trade.”

3Q: Eric Alm on the mysteries of the microbiome
3Q: Eric Alm on the mysteries of the microbiome

“A diet or treatment of the microbiome may lead to increased diversity, but that does not mean it's better or healthier for you,” says the engineering professor.

MIT engineers repurpose wasp venom as an antibiotic drug
MIT engineers repurpose wasp venom as an antibiotic drug

Altered peptides from a South American wasp’s venom can kill bacteria but are nontoxic to human cells.

Scene at MIT: Ridonkulous dancers
Scene at MIT: Ridonkulous dancers

Competitive hip hop dance is alive and well at MIT, providing students with an outlet for good, clean fun.

Blending medicine and mechanical engineering
Blending medicine and mechanical engineering

Assistant Professor Ellen Roche develops revolutionary medical devices through research at the crossroads of medical science and engineering.

Two from MIT named Schwarzman Scholars for 2020
Two from MIT named Schwarzman Scholars for 2020

Pablo Ducru and Michael Shum ’17, MEng ’18 will study at Tshingua University in Beijing.

Five MIT students named 2019 Marshall Scholars
Five MIT students named 2019 Marshall Scholars

Radha Mastandrea, Katie O’Nell, Anna Sappington, Kyle Swanson, and Crystal Winston will begin graduate studies in the UK next fall.

Potential arthritis treatment prevents cartilage breakdown
Potential arthritis treatment prevents cartilage breakdown

Injectable material made of nanoscale particles can deliver arthritis drugs throughout cartilage.

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