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Health of the Planet

Wood was a panelist at 2017 (pictured) and 2018 MIT Media Lab events titled “Beyond the Cradle: Envisioning a New Space Age.” Photo: David Silverman

Down to Earth

How can technologies invented for space advance sustainable development goals?

Heidi Nepf, left, and Judy Qingjun Yang SM ’15. Photo: Sarah Bastille

Shore Lines

The Nepf lab is helping to restore wetlands by modeling how and why they are so beneficial

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Human Health

Urgent Care

Ari Bronsoler’s economic analysis helps to identify best practices in a struggling health system

Ronit Langer ’20, left, and Dorothy Szymkiewicz ’20 are part of NEET’s first Living Machines cohort. Photo: Ken Richardson

Following the Thread

Three years of project work yield NEET students an experimental model of the human gut—and preparation for their postgraduation goals

A view over Kendall Square and the Charles River, toward Boston (2011). Photo: Les Vants

Founders Forward

What’s driving the new generation of biotech spinouts in Kendall Square?

Omar Abudayyeh, left, and Feng Zhang. Photo: Sarah Bastille

To the Letter

In the Zhang lab, a leap forward in CRISPR-based genome editing offers precision RNA fixes with major therapeutic implications

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Throughout their time at MIT, students are encouraged to team up and pursue innovative ideas. Jessica Shi ’17 (left) and Charlene Xia ’17 work during their senior year on a prototype for Tactile, a portable realtime text-to-Braille converter. With four fellow cofounders from the Class of 2017, they are now beta testing their device in Boston. Photo: Lillie Paquette/School of Engineering

Running Start

Students who hatch their companies at MIT are well-positioned for impact

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Teaching Learning and Living

Classes began in the new Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories in the MIT.nano building this past fall. Photo: Ken Richardson

Do It Yourself

By recreating a chemistry professor’s research, students build the foundations for future discoveries

Leading to Green

More efficient or more sustainable? Janelle Heslop helps businesses achieve both

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