Predicting sequence from structure  MIT · 3 days
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Turning desalination waste into a useful resource  MIT · 5 days
Process developed at MIT could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient. more
3Q: Machine learning and climate modeling  MIT · 5 days
As machine learning expands into climate modeling, EAPS Associate Professor Paul O’Gorman answers what that looks like and why it's important now. more
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Zhiwei Yun seeks to connect seemingly disparate fields in mathematics. more
Why too much DNA repair can injure tissue  MIT · 6 days
Overactive repair system promotes cell death following DNA damage by certain toxins, study shows. more
Local rocks can yield more crops  MIT · 6 days
J-WAFS-funded MIT research team shows a new method of fertilizer production can better suit the needs of farms in Africa and around the globe. more
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New system of “strain engineering” can change a material’s optical, electrical, and thermal properties. more
Bose grants for 2018 fund research at the frontier of discovery  MIT · 7 days
The prestigious awards are supporting five innovative projects that challenge established norms and have the potential to be world-changing. more
Acoustic waves can monitor stiffness of living cells  MIT · 7 days
Technique sheds light on cells’ health and development; may be useful for precision medicine. more
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New results show how varying the recipe could bring these materials closer to commercialization. more
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Research from the lab of assistant professor of chemistry Gabriela Schlau-Cohen advances the understanding of plants' photosynthetic machinery. more
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A faster, more efficient cryptocurrency  MIT · 4 weeks
Design reduces by 99 percent the data users need to join the network and verify transactions. more
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