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MIT Researchers Are Developing a Device That Measures Cancer Treatment

A couple months may not seem like a particularly long time, but for cancer patients unsure if their chemotherapy is working, it can feel like […]

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The Greenway Announces Lawrence Weiner as Artist for Next Dewey Square Mural

In what has become an annual fall tradition, yet another acclaimed artist will soon paint a new mural on the Greenway Wall at Dewey Square. […]

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Mass General and MIT Are Working to Make Ingesting Medical Devices Safer

Massachusetts General Hospital and MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research are working on a polymer gel that could allow swallowed medical devices or capsules to […]

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Meet Two of MIT’s New Institute Professors

Last month, MIT announced that it had bestowed the title of Institute Professor, its highest faculty honor, to three longtime professors. The announcement represents the first […]

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Majority of MIT Climate Change Committee Supports Divestment from Coal and Tar Sands

The spring 2015 semester closed out with a flurry of fossil fuel divestment activity. Students at Tufts took over the president’s office for nearly three […]

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Juvenile Detention Drives Up Adult Incarceration Rates, MIT Study Finds

The United States’ juvenile justice system is busted. Each year, we lock up more than 130,000 teens and tweens at a total cost of $6 […]

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Surf’s Up: MIT Helps Measure Largest Waves Ever Documented

The latest study out of MIT has it all: A professor named Peacock; autonomous underwater vehicles zipping around the South China Sea; seafaring scientists braving the […]

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Q&A: Turing Award-Winner Michael Stonebraker

Michael Stonebraker, a researcher and adjunct professor of computer science and engineering at MIT, was recognized last month by the Association for Computing Machinery for […]

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MIT to Launch a House-Sized Balloon for the Global Space Balloon Challenge

This Saturday, MIT grad students will compete in the Global Space Balloon Challenge, where over 250 teams in more than 40 countries will send latex, […]

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MIT Scientists Create Map of Human Epigenome

Since the mapping of the human genome more than a decade ago, scientists have made significant progress in their understanding of the links between genetics […]

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What If MIT Delivered Acceptance Letters By Drone?

MIT, always forward thinking, has envisioned a stark, dystopian future of college admissions, one where strange, heavy objects fall out of the sky, bringing news […]

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Humans at MIT Are Using GIFs to Teach Computers About Feelings

Wired recently profiled a couple of guys at the MIT Media Lab, both of whom are working together to utilize GIFs in a whole new way. […]

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Researchers Are Developing a Paper Test for Ebola and Other Viruses

In 2014, West Africa faced the largest Ebola outbreak in history. Skyrocketing diagnosis rates and an alarming number of deaths—the latest CDC figures confirm that nearly 9,600 […]

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The Life in Our Stars

Cambridge scientists are leading the search for inhabitable (and maybe even inhabited) planets, and they hope to find one…in our lifetime.

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Brain Scans May Offer Clues in Predicting Human Behavior

Brain scans may be useful in predicting a variety of helpful information, from challenges with learning and comprehension to how a person responds to medical treatment, […]