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Graduate Student Spotlight: Andrew Lew

Chemistry Graduate Student Andrew Lew describes his research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Undergraduate Teaching Lab wins Lab Sustainability Award

The Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Lab was awarded a Lab Sustainability Award from the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories.

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MIT engineers develop a low-cost terahertz camera

The device provides greater sensitivity and speed than previous versions, and could be used for industrial inspection, airport security, and communications.

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Methane research takes on new urgency at MIT

Desiree Plata's research focuses on developing technologies and strategies for environmental sustainability.

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Xiao Wang Awarded 2022 Packard Fellowship

Wang is one of 20 scientists and engineers at the forefront of their fields to be awarded $875K for their world-changing research.

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Dincă and Van Voorhis Collaboration Published in Nature Materials

The paper, Exchange controlled triplet fusion in metal–organic frameworks, was published online on October 6, 2018.

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Join Our Faculty! Tenure Track, Assistant Professor Positions Available. Apply now through October 1.

Department of Chemistry seeks Assistant Professor Candidates

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MIT chemists develop a wireless electronic lateral flow assay test for biosensing

Design from the Swager Lab uses electronic polymers, rather than colored lines, to indicate a positive response, enabling quantitative monitoring of biomarkers.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Carolyn Barnes

Chemistry Graduate Student Carolyn Barnes describes her research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Kyaw Hpone Myint

Chemistry Graduate Student Kyaw Hpone Myint describes his research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Scientists capture first-ever view of a hidden quantum phase in a 2D crystal

Single-shot spectroscopy techniques provide researchers with a new understanding of a mysterious light-driven process.

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When cells’ tiny differences have far-reaching implications

Alex Shalek’s technologies for single-cell RNA profiling can help dissect the cellular bases of complex diseases around the globe.

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How a shape-shifting receptor influences cell growth

Insight into the way the EGF receptor sends signals into cells could help researchers design new cancer drugs that target this protein.

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