Researchers generate terahertz laser with laughing gas

Device may enable “T-ray vision” and better wireless communication.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 14, 2019 ~10 min

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New facilities will keep Lincoln Laboratory at the forefront of advanced prototyping

Facility modernization plan includes a new compound semiconductor laboratory and microsystem integration facility that will enable modern innovation.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
April 3, 2019 ~5 min

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Perioperative NSAIDs may prevent early metastatic relapse in post-surgical breast cancer patients | MIT News

Mouse study links early metastasis to systemic inflammation caused by wound healing.

Nicole Giese Rura | Whitehead Institute • mit
April 11, 2018 ~5 min

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Timothy Swager receives Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship | MIT News

The fellowship supports top-tier researchers at U.S. universities whose high-risk, high-payoff work is of strategic importance to the Department of Defense.

Danielle Randall | Department of Chemistry • mit
April 9, 2018 ~4 min

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New nanowires are just a few atoms thick | MIT News

Subnanometer-scale channels in 2-D materials could point toward future electronics, solar cells.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 4, 2017 ~6 min

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New player in cellular signaling | MIT News

Researchers have identified a key nutrient sensor in the mTOR pathway that links nutrient availability to cell growth.

Nicole Giese Rura | Whitehead Institute • mit
Nov. 9, 2017 ~5 min

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Thirteen MIT students awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships | MIT News

Honor recognizes individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.

School of Engineering | School of Science • mit
May 26, 2016 ~1 min

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New institute will accelerate innovations in fibers and fabrics | MIT News

National public-private consortium led by MIT will involve manufacturers, universities, agencies, companies.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
April 1, 2016 ~15 min

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Metal defects can be eliminated by cyclic loading | MIT News

Finding shows small amounts of repeated stretching can eliminate crystal defects in nanoscale metal parts.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 21, 2015 ~5 min

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