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During IAP, MIT community steps out of its comfort zone
During IAP, MIT community steps out of its comfort zone

For a campus that prizes creative risk-taking, Independent Activities Period is a cultural touchstone.

New drug capsule may allow weekly HIV treatment
New drug capsule may allow weekly HIV treatment

Replacing daily pills with a weekly regimen could help patients stick to their dosing schedule.

MIT launches MITx MicroMasters in Principles of Manufacturing
MIT launches MITx MicroMasters in Principles of Manufacturing

New program offers alternative learning pathway to mastering fundamental skills needed for global manufacturing excellence and competitiveness.

Turning any room into an operating room
Turning any room into an operating room

With a product called SurgiBox, grad student Sally Miller hopes to make safe, clean surgery possible anywhere.

Optimizing carbon nanotube electrodes
Optimizing carbon nanotube electrodes

New model measures characteristics of carbon nanotube structures for energy storage and water desalination applications.

Using mechanical forces to improve wound healing
Using mechanical forces to improve wound healing

Dennis Orgill SM ’80, PhD ’83 applies mechanical engineering principles to the operating room.

Drug manufacturing that’s out of this world
Drug manufacturing that’s out of this world

Continuous-flow chemistry device used for drug production could find use in long-duration space missions.

Ultrafine fibers have exceptional strength
Ultrafine fibers have exceptional strength

New technique developed at MIT could produce strong, resilient nanofibers for many applications.

Changing lives with heart, humor, and engineering
Changing lives with heart, humor, and engineering

MIT senior and Marshall Scholar Nick Schwartz wants to solve the energy problem — and make people smile along the way.

MIT collaboration enriches community college experience
MIT collaboration enriches community college experience

More than half of Roxbury, Bunker Hill, students with summer lab experience at MIT go on to earn a four-year degree.

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