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The quantum choreographer
The quantum choreographer

Using diamond dust and laser light to control atomic spin, Ashok Ajoy PhD ’16 pursues alternatives to costly conventional imaging technologies.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells MIT grads “it’s about people”
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells MIT grads “it’s about people”

Commencement speaker says the greatest opportunities are for humans, not technology.

New system recovers fresh water from power plants
New system recovers fresh water from power plants

Technology captures water evaporating from cooling towers; prototype to be installed on MIT’s Central Utility Plant.

Explained: Detecting the threat of nuclear weapons
Explained: Detecting the threat of nuclear weapons

Professor of nuclear science and engineering Scott Kemp describes the science behind the search for clandestine nuclear sites.

The heart of the materials
The heart of the materials

From cobalt-free, high-entropy alloys to synthetic goose down, the Materials Project Laboratory offers students a chance to explore.

At doctoral hooding ceremony, a call to make the world “more just, more fair”
At doctoral hooding ceremony, a call to make the world “more just, more fair”

Candis Callison SM ’02, PhD ’10, professor and journalist, tells doctoral graduates they can “shift society” for the better.

Translational Research Program to help MIT researchers achieve real-world impact
Translational Research Program to help MIT researchers achieve real-world impact

Tata Center for Technology and Design program "aims to close the gap between ideas and implementation," says program director Jason Prapas.

An unexpected ambition borne from MIT experience
An unexpected ambition borne from MIT experience

Annamarie Bair, a premed student turned computer science major, is drawn to the promise of artificial intelligence and health care.

MIT faculty approves new urban science major
MIT faculty approves new urban science major

Interdisciplinary undergraduate program combines urban planning and computer science.

Wireless system can power devices inside the body
Wireless system can power devices inside the body

New technology could enable remote control of drug delivery, sensing, and other medical applications.

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