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Graduate Student Spotlight: Gino Occhialini

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

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Lamborghini and MIT pave the way for the electric supercar of the future

MIT-Italy helps build supercharged partnerships on campus and across the globe.

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Technique identifies T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

Researchers develop a method to isolate and sequence the RNA of T cells that react to a specific target.

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David Haines Freeman (1931-2019)

Dr. David Freeman (PhD '57) passed away on October 28, 2019

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Chemists observe “spooky” quantum tunneling

Extremely large electric fields can prevent umbrella-shaped ammonia molecules from inverting.

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School of Science appoints 14 faculty members to named professorships

Those selected for these positions receive additional support to pursue their research and develop their careers.

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New synthesis method yields degradable polymers

Materials could be useful for delivering drugs or imaging agents in the body; may offer alternative to some industrial plastics.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Katherine Taylor

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

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A female graduate student takes a self portrait in front of Stonehenge.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Krysta Dummit

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

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The Fifth Annual Judith Ann Lippard Memorial Lecture in Cancer Research

The Judith Ann Lippard Lecture brings together the most innovative minds in cancer research from a variety of disciplines—biology, chemistry, engineering, clini

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New process could make hydrogen peroxide available in remote places

MIT-developed method may lead to portable devices for making the disinfectant on-site where it’s needed.

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CD45 functions as a signaling gatekeeper in T cells

CD45 activates Lck by opposing the negative regulatory kinase Csk

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Meet the 2019-20 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars

Six scholar and professors are spending this academic year in engagement with the MIT community.

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