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LED Lights May Be a Promising New Alzheimer’s Treatment, MIT Study Says

A new study from MIT may shed light—literally—on Alzheimer’s treatment. The research, led by MIT neuroscience professor Li-Huei Tsai and published Wednesday in Nature, suggests […]

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Pagu Set to Open This Winter

Opening this month in Cambridge’s innovation district, Japanese-Spanish fusion restaurant Pagu brings a different kind of experiment to MIT turf.

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MIT Profs Oppose Trump Appointments, Stand Up for Science in Letter

Nearly 400 professors at MIT have signed an open letter opposing Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks and defending “fact- and reason-based objective inquiry”—a rebuke of a […]

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MIT’s Fourth Hacking Arts Festival

“DNA will be our time machine,” said bio artist Joe Davis in a presentation at MIT’s Hacking Arts Festival this past weekend—an oddly meta statement, […]

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Harvard, MIT Lead U.S. News’ List of World’s Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2016 list of the world’s best colleges, with Harvard and MIT leading the way. The Cambridge rivals came in first and […]

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President Obama Sat Down with MIT’s Joi Ito for Wired

Feel free to disagree with Barack Obama on policy. But there should be no question, except to the deeply cynical, that he makes for a […]

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Harvard, MIT Economists Win Nobel Prize

Economists from Harvard and MIT shared the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday morning. Harvard’s Oliver Hart, a 68-year-old, London-born […]

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MIT Breakthrough May Stop Breast Cancer from Spreading

Thanks to a promising gene therapy breakthrough, MIT may be closer to reducing breast cancer fatalities. Metastasis, the process by which cancer cells spread throughout […]

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The MIT Open Style Lab Is Changing the Face of Fashion

For Jim Wice, fancy events presented a major dilemma. Not because socializing made him nervous—quite the opposite; he was eager to attend dinner parties and […]

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This Crazy MIT Device Knows When You’re Happy or Sad

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) mean it when they say they know how you feel. They’re behind a device called EQ-Radio, […]

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MIT Lets You Judge a Book By Reading Through Its Cover

Judging a book by its cover will soon be a thing of the past thanks to MIT. A group of researchers, with help from folks at Georgia […]

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An MIT Flugtag Team Is Launching Bananas into Flight

A team of MIT engineers swoops into Red Bull’s Flugtag competition.

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Is E. Coli the Next Cancer Therapy?

E. coli is most commonly associated with extremely unpleasant illnesses. But researchers at MIT and the University of California at San Diego may have found […]

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MIT Researchers Developed a Device That Makes Drugs On Demand

In our tech savvy world, we’re used to having TV shows, groceries, taxis, and more there when we want them. An innovation from MIT could add medicine […]

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MIT Researchers Are 3D-Printing High-Tech Hair

Hair isn’t just for your head anymore. Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are 3D-printing strands, and opening up a world of 3D-printed possibility. Printing […]