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  • Rolling out remote learning

    In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, MIT enters a new mode for teaching and learning.

    March 29, 2020

  • Scene at MIT: Donations of personal protective equipment ready for local hospitals

    Labs across campus respond to a call; MIT sends thousands of items directly to area hospitals in need.

    March 27, 2020

  • Energy-harvesting design aims to turn Wi-Fi signals into usable power

    Device for harnessing terahertz radiation might enable self-powering implants, cellphones, other portable electronics.

    March 27, 2020

  • An experimental peptide could block Covid-19

    MIT chemists are testing a protein fragment that may inhibit coronaviruses’ ability to enter human lung cells.

    March 27, 2020

  • MIT-affiliated companies take on Covid-19

    A variety of companies with MIT ties are working to address aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    March 26, 2020

  • A stopgap measure to treat respiratory distress

    Repurposing a drug used for blood clots may help Covid-19 patients in danger of respiratory failure, researchers suggest.

    March 24, 2020

  • MIT joins White House supercomputing effort to speed up search for Covid-19 solutions

    Consortium includes industry, government, and academic institutions.

    March 23, 2020

  • Thank you for your patients

    An unusual synergy between cancer researchers, clinical centers, and industry leads to promising clinical trials for a new combination therapy for prostate cancer.

    March 23, 2020

  • The growth of an organism rides on a pattern of waves

    Study shows ripples across a newly fertilized egg are similar to other systems, from ocean and atmospheric circulations to quantum fluids.

    March 23, 2020

  • Staring into the vortex

    MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.

    March 19, 2020

  • Ed Boyden wins prestigious Wilhelm Exner Medal

    Entrepreneurial science award recognizes scientists whose work opens up “new dimensions of economic progress.”

    March 18, 2020

  • Fusion researchers endorse push for pilot power plant in US

    Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.

    March 18, 2020

  • New sensor could help prevent food waste

    Monitoring the plant hormone ethylene could reveal when fruits and vegetables are about to spoil.

    March 18, 2020

  • Emissions of several ozone-depleting chemicals are larger than expected

    Recovering and safely destroying the sources of these chemicals could speed ozone recovery and reduce climate change.

    March 17, 2020

  • Bacterial enzyme could become a new target for antibiotics

    Scientists discover the structure of an enzyme, found in the human gut, that breaks down a component of collagen.

    March 17, 2020

  • MIT graduate engineering, business programs ranked highly by U.S. News for 2021

    Graduate engineering program is No. 1 in the nation; MIT Sloan is No. 5.

    March 17, 2020

  • Pioneering researcher Jonathan Weissman joins Whitehead Institute and MIT

    Globally respected cell biologist will be the Whitehead Institute’s inaugural Landon T. Clay Professor of Biology and a professor of biology at MIT.

    March 16, 2020

  • School of Science announces 2020 Infinite Mile Awards

    Ten staff members recognized for dedication to School of Science and to MIT.

    March 16, 2020

  • Scientists quantify how wave power drives coastal erosion

    The average power of waves hitting a coastline can predict how fast that coast will erode.

    March 16, 2020

  • Dancing electrons solve a longstanding puzzle in the oldest magnetic material

    Physicists use extreme infrared laser pulses to reveal frozen electron waves in magnetite.

    March 11, 2020

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