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Cao paper published in Physical Review Letters

The paper, Dynamical Symmetries and Symmetry-Protected Selection Rules in Periodically Driven Quantum Systems, was published online on March 2, 2021.

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Department of Chemistry launches 5.02x: General Chemistry II

General Chemistry II: Chemical Equilibrium, Kinetics, and Transition Metals, aka 5.02x, debuted on the EdX platform on September 9, 2021.

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MIT welcomes nine MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars for 2021-22

Record number of honorees will engage in the life of the Institute through teaching, research, and other interactions with the MIT community.

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Jeremiah Johnson included on the NSF Center for the Chemistry of Molecularly Optimized Networks (MONET) team at Duke University

MONET will bring together experts in polymer chemistry, synthetic methods, photochemistry, multi-scale modeling and bioconjugation.

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Department of Chemistry seeks Assistant Professor Candidates

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School of Science welcomes new faculty

Seven professors begin in the departments of Biology; Chemistry; Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; and Physics.

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Climate and sustainability classes expand at MIT

MIT offers over 120 undergraduate classes related to sustainability, a sign of growing interest in the environmental impacts of their fields.

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Shalek paper published in Nature Communications

The paper, Live cell tagging tracking and isolation for spatial transcriptomics using photoactivatable cell dyes, was published online on August 17, 2021.

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McGuire paper published in Astrophysical Journal Letters

The paper, Machine Learning of Interstellar Chemical Inventories, was published online on August 16, 2021.

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Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Lab hibernates fume hoods, drastically reducing energy costs

Putting 58 fume hoods to sleep while unused results in substantial energy savings.

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Machine learning discovers new sequences to boost drug delivery

MIT researchers employ machine learning to find powerful peptides that could improve a gene therapy drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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Early antiviral response in the nose may determine the course of COVID-19

Cells taken from patients at the time of diagnosis who later developed severe COVID-19 show a muted antiviral response, study finds

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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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