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On the Ground

Wherever people face challenges related to water and food, you're likely to find students and recent alumni building projects and companies.

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Discovery Science

An illustration for the team’s March publication in Cell depicts possible paths of tumor evolution in relation to hills (presenting resistance to a drug), and valleys (sensitivity). Artwork: Boyang Zhao

Cornering Cancer

Collaborative “systems biology” approach could steer tumors into submission

Photo: Ken Richardson

Digital Ocean

Modeling the diverse world of phytoplankton opens up a predictive view of our own

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Health of the Planet

Photo: M. Scott Brauer


An engineer/MBA applies new carbon capture technology to the fossil fuel industry

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Human Health

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Securing the Digital Landscape

Daniela Rus says: "Cybercrime may seem inevitable today, but with the right people, resources, and approach, we can change that."

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Teaching Learning and Living

Professor Ceasar McDowell. Image: Leise Jones Photographyc

Rewards and Struggles

A design and planning course wrestles with questions of identity, voice, and democracy

From left, Parag Pathak, David Autor, and Joshua Angrist in the Morris and Sophie Chang Building, home to the MIT Department of Economics. Photo: M. Scott Brauer

Informing Education

The School Effectiveness & Inequality Initiative puts facts at the forefront of policy debate

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