Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, MIT students have carved out meaningful hands-on experiences.
yesterday • ~10 min
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Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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National Science Foundation awards proposal for space weather modeling.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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Findings also suggest exoplanets lying within habitable zones may be susceptible to ice ages.
July 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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Approach for generating numbers at random may help analyses of complex systems, from Earth’s climate to financial markets.
May 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Study shows ripples across a newly fertilized egg are similar to other systems, from ocean and atmospheric circulations to quantum fluids.
March 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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Technique may help scientists more accurately map vast underground geologic structures.
Feb. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Using mathematical theory, Virginia Williams coaxes algorithms to run faster or proves they’ve hit their maximum speed.
Jan. 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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With help from spaghetti and color-changing fibers, a new mathematical model predicts a knot’s stability.
Jan. 2, 2020 • ~8 min
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Method concentrates radionuclides in a small portion of a nuclear plant’s wastewater, allowing the rest to be recycled.
Dec. 19, 2019 • ~6 min
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