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Prof. Karen Gleason has come up with a low-cost, environmentally friendly way to make solar cells on ordinary tracing paper. Photo: Len Rubenstein

Solar Cells on Paper

Karen Gleason develops a low-cost, environmentally friendly way to make solar cells on tracing paper, which one day might charge a cell phone.

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Discovery Science

Anna Frebel studies stars residing of the Milky Way, visible here above Chile's Las Campanas Observatory. Photo: Yuri Beletsky

Points of Light

Astrophysicist Anna Frebel studies the oldest stars for clues about how the universe was formed

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Color Decoder

Looking deeper into the brain to understand how color meshes with forms and faces

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Health of the Planet

The subject's Fall 2016 lecturers included associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics Hamsa Balakrishnan, whose work includes a collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration and major US airports to upgrade air traffic control tools. Photo: Bryce Vickmark.

Flight School

A roster of experts steers students through the inner workings of the airline industry

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Human Health

From fighting cancer to promoting stability, Andrew Lo harnesses the tools and technologies of finance for the common good. Photo: Joe Pugliese/August Image, LLC

Fully Invested

Andrew Lo harnesses the tools and technologies of finance for the common good

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MIT postdocs deliver a disruptive rapid vaccine development platform

Civil and environmental engineering professor Lydia Bourouiba, pictured with graduate student Yongji Wong, collects and analyzes data on the spread of infectious disease. Photo: Lillie Paquette

Leading with Data

In their own words: MIT faculty on advancing health in a data-rich era

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