Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, MIT students have carved out meaningful hands-on experiences.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~10 min
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Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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With computer models and lab experiments, researchers are working on a strategy for vaccines that could protect against any influenza virus.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT researchers find blocking the expressions of the genes XPA and MK2 enhances the tumor-shrinking effects of platinum-based chemotherapies in p53-mutated cancers.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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The novel approach, developed by MIT chemical engineers, could help create more efficient consumer products, including drugs, cosmetics, and food.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT and Northwestern researchers create hybrid perovskite materials that could help improve the quality of solar cells and light sources.
July 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Faculty from the departments of physics, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering were selected for the 2020 Early Career Research Program.
July 15, 2020 • ~10 min
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Company working with Sikes Lab to test feasibility of low-cost diagnostic that could be manufactured by the millions each day.
July 14, 2020 • ~7 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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MIT engineers are using computing modeling to prevent microparticles from clogging during injections.
July 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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