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Generating high-quality single photons for quantum computing

New dual-cavity design emits more single photons that can carry quantum information at room temperature.

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Thermodynamic insights could lead to better catalysts

Experiments and analyses show how electrons and protons get together on an electrode surface.

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Spreading kindness for four years and counting

MIT community celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week by participating in lively events, connecting with campus resources, and practicing generosity.

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The complex world of carbohydrate chemistry

Drawn to MIT by its “amazing women who were doing science,” Professor Laura Kiessling explores sugar-protein interactions that influence cell behavior.

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3Q: Setting academic parameters for the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

Working Group on Curricula and Degrees co-chairs discuss their progress toward establishing credentials and courses for the college.

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MIT spinout seeks to transform food safety testing

An affordable, easy-to-use handheld sensor, soon to enter the market, can indicate the presence of bacterial contaminants in food in seconds.

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Greener, more efficient natural gas filtration

Novel membrane material removes more impurities, without the need for toxic solvents.

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Squire Booker PhD ’94 to speak at 2019 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods and Degree Conferral Ceremony

MIT alumnus, now a professor of chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology at Penn State University, is an expert on enzyme reactions.

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School of Science announces 2019 Infinite Mile Awards

Ten staff members in the School of Science are recognized for going above and beyond their job descriptions to support a better Institute.

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The chemist and the stage

Senior chemistry major, athlete, and artist Audrey Pillsbury creates a musical about life as a second-generation Asian-American.

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Exotic “second sound” phenomenon observed in pencil lead

At relatively balmy temperatures, heat behaves like sound when moving through graphite, study reports.

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Streamlining restaurant operations

Alumni-founded Toast provides technologies that help get an order from a customer to the kitchen and back again.

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National competition veterans pay it forward at regional science contest

More than 100 middle school students compete at the fourth Northeast Regional Science Bowl, hosted by students at MIT and sponsored by the School of Science.

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