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MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital Can Now Make 3-D Prints of Hearts

Heart surgery is performed all the time in the United States. But despite its relative frequency, the operation is notoriously tricky to plan and undergo. […]

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Ahead of MIT Climate Change Plan, Activists Appeal One More Time

With the fall semester officially underway, environmental activists have their eyes set on MIT. In the coming weeks, university president Rafael Reif is poised to […]

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How Much Do Debt-Strapped Graduates of Boston’s Universities Make?

Somewhere in between the 239th bowl of microwave ramen and the eighth rat darting through the illegal attic apartment in Allston, a college student in […]

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See Where Massachusetts Universities Rank in U.S. News’s Best Colleges List

U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 “Best Colleges” rankings Wednesday, with Massachusetts colleges and universities predictably well-represented. There was little movement within the top 10, […]

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New Software Could Improve Alzheimer’s Screening Methods, Research Finds

For years, a common screening method for cognitive impairments—like those that come as a result of Alzheimer’s—has been a simple test called the Clock Drawing […]

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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 […]