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Scientists unveil CRISPR-based diagnostic platform
Scientists unveil CRISPR-based diagnostic platform

New system adapts tool known for gene editing; to be used in rapid, inexpensive disease diagnosis.

ENN Group becomes MIT Energy Initiative member to advance energy storage technologies
ENN Group becomes MIT Energy Initiative member to advance energy storage technologies

ENN Group, one of China’s largest private energy companies, will join MITEI’s Center for Energy Storage Research.

The sanity of the long-distance runner
The sanity of the long-distance runner

Faculty member Polina Anikeeva prepares for her third Boston Marathon.

Mexico City “Better World” event showcases the MIT community in Latin America
Mexico City “Better World” event showcases the MIT community in Latin America

Guest speakers offer stories of MIT’s connectivity and innovation.

Eleven from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2017
Eleven from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2017

Prestigious honor society announces 228 new members this year.

Shaping public policy in the nation's capital
Shaping public policy in the nation's capital

Alumni continue an enduring tradition of MIT service.

How some battery materials expand without cracking
How some battery materials expand without cracking

Brittle electrodes handle expansion by going glassy, study shows.

Three MIT engineering faculty win 2017 NSF CAREER Awards
Three MIT engineering faculty win 2017 NSF CAREER Awards

Support will enable the exploration of new research terrains.

Tracking the spread of bird flu
Tracking the spread of bird flu

Asian flu strains can enter North America through Alaska, study finds.

Study points a way to better implants
Study points a way to better implants

Selectively blocking immune cells can prevent formation of scar tissue around medical devices.

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