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Gerald Wogan, professor emeritus of biological engineering, chemistry, and toxicology, dies at 91

Pioneering scientist isolated, characterized, and established the mechanisms of many environmental toxins relevant to public health.

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Five MIT School of Science professors receive tenure for 2021

Professors earn tenure in the departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, and Physics.

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Ultralight material withstands supersonic microparticle impacts

The new carbon-based material could be a basis for lighter, tougher alternatives to Kevlar and steel.

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Uncovering the mysteries of milk

PhD student Sarah Nyquist applies computational methods to understudied areas of reproductive health, such as the cellular composition of breast milk.

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Speeding up clinical trials by making drug production local

Professor Tim Jamison’s company Snapdragon Chemistry helps turn the latest innovations in chemistry into impactful drugs.

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QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2021-22

Ranked at the top for the 10th straight year, the Institute also places first in 12 subject areas.

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Thirty-eight extraordinary MIT students named 2021 Burchard Scholars

Undergraduates selected for the competitive program enjoy a seminar series and conversations over dinners with distinguished faculty.

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How metals work together to weaken hardy nitrogen-nitrogen bonds

Study yields clues into how nitrogenase, an enzyme critical for life, converts nitrogen into ammonia.

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MIT turns “magic” material into versatile electronic devices

Work on three graphene-based devices may yield new insights into superconductivity.

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Susan Solomon, scholar of atmospheric chemistry and environmental policy, delivers Killian Lecture

MIT professor describes her path to the Institute, her work on ozone depletion, and her insights on the state of climate policy.

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Ozone-depleting chemicals may spend less time in the atmosphere than previously thought

News results point to unexpected, illegal production of several CFCs in recent years.

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Paula Hammond and Arup Chakraborty named Institute Professors

The two chemical engineers are awarded MIT’s highest faculty honor.

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Radosevich and Shalek earn Tenure

Professors Alex Radosevich and Alex Shalek have been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2021.

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