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Mei Hong wins 2023 Christian B. Anfinsen Award from the Protein Society

This award recognizes technological achievement or significant methodological advances in the field of protein science.

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Mining the right transition metals in a vast chemical space

Computational chemists design better ways of discovering and designing materials for energy applications.

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Study: Smoke particles from wildfires can erode the ozone layer

MIT chemists show the Australian wildfires widened the ozone hole by 10 percent in 2020.

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Gabriela Schlau-Cohen: Illuminating photosynthesis

Using ultrafast spectroscopy, the chemistry professor studies the energy transfer that occurs at femtosecond timescales inside plant leaves.

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Fred Greene and Dietmar Seyferth Share Department Memories in New Video Series

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Department of Chemistry welcomes Carol Leone to its Staff

Carol joins the Department of Chemistry as its Human Resources Administrator.

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School of Science presents 2023 Infinite Expansion Awards

Seven postdocs and research scientists honored for contributions to the Institute.

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Random Acts of Kindness Week 2023

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week is a time dedicated to connecting members of the MIT community through small acts of kindness.

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Jupneet Singh: Finding purpose through service

“I feel a great connection to my community, and I always want to find a way to give back,” says the Rhodes Scholar and Air Force ROTC wing commander.

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Guadalupe Hayes-Mota recognized as a top young engineer in the United States by the National Academy of Engineering

Hayes-Mota (SB '08) has been invited to attend NAE's Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2023 Symposium.

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A more sustainable way to generate phosphorus

MIT chemists found a way to cut the carbon footprint of producing white phosphorus, an ingredient in many consumer products.

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Nine from MIT named 2023 Sloan Research Fellows

Chemistry Professor Alison Wendlandt is one of the early-career researchers honored for creativity, innovation, and research accomplishments.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Brittany Linn

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

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