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Just what the doctor ordered
Just what the doctor ordered

Class brings together MIT students and clinicians from local hospitals to design medical devices that address real-world health needs.

Automating materials design
Automating materials design

With new approach, researchers specify desired properties of a material, and a computer system generates a structure accordingly.

Understanding and treating disease
Understanding and treating disease

Mechanical engineering researchers are developing new and innovative ways to improve health care.

Decoding human cognition
Decoding human cognition

MIT senior and Marshall Scholar Liang Zhou wants to elucidate the neural basis for our thoughts and intuitions.

J-WEL grant award announcement and call for proposals in education innovation
J-WEL grant award announcement and call for proposals in education innovation

Funding is available to MIT faculty to support educational innovations in pre-K-12, Higher Education, and Workplace Learning.

Fine-tuning cancer medicine
Fine-tuning cancer medicine

New cancer research initiative eyes individualized treatment for patients.

3Q: Daron Acemoglu on technology and the future of work
3Q: Daron Acemoglu on technology and the future of work

"We need to look to the past in the face of modern innovations in machine learning, robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, and beyond," says the economist.

Polina Anikeeva and Feng Zhang awarded 2018 Vilcek Prize
Polina Anikeeva and Feng Zhang awarded 2018 Vilcek Prize

Prize recognizes contributions to biomedical research made by immigrant scientists.

Microfluidics from LEGO bricks
Microfluidics from LEGO bricks

MIT engineers make microfluidics modular using the popular interlocking blocks.

Going for the gold
Going for the gold

MIT students work to improve ski goggles to mitigate the hazards of “flat light.”

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