Leakage from frozen layers was a puzzle, but a new study shows how the potent greenhouse gas breaks through icy barriers.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
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Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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The company Health at Scale uses machine learning to improve outcomes for individual patients.
Sept. 1, 2020 • ~8 min
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Everactive provides an industrial “internet of things” platform built on its battery-free sensors.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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For the robotics category in a new series celebrating innovation, the USPS chose the bionic prosthesis designed and built by the Media Lab's Biomechatronics group.
Aug. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
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The company is developing treatments that restore gut bacteria in people struggling with a range of diseases.
July 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Researchers design an effective treatment for both exhaust and ambient air.
July 9, 2020 • ~15 min
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Work by Professor John Lienhard and Kishor Nayar SM ’14, PhD ’19 was recently recognized by the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam.
July 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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Jacqueline Thomas PhD ’20 recounts her final academic year at MIT, from once-in-a-lifetime field work to a virtual thesis defense.
June 14, 2020 • ~12 min
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Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.
May 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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