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MIT chemists have now shown that they can package three or more drugs into a novel type of nanoparticle, allowing them to design custom combination therapies for cancer.

#cancertreatment #chemistry #health #MIT
Particles that carry three or more drugs hold potential for targeted cancer therapy.
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Ever look at an ugly building and think: I could design something better? Associate Prof. Brent Ryan turned that idea into a career.

#architecture #urbanplanning #cities #design #MIT
Professor of urban design and public policy Brent Ryan believes good architecture can help revive cities.
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A new study and "Carbon Counter" app from the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society finds low-emissions vehicles cost less overall. How does yours stack up?

#emissions #sustainability #cars #MIT
Detailed look at 125 U.S. auto models finds those emitting less carbon are the least expensive to drive.
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In Colorado, where most of our electricity is generated by burning coal, a hybrid Prius has lower greenhouse gas emissions than an all-electric car.
http://carboncounter.com/
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Meet Billy Ndengeyingoma, a grad student in the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning, who is helping improve affordable-housing

#urbanplanning #housing #Africa #MIT
Grad student Billy Ndengeyingoma helps improve affordable-housing design in Africa.
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The new ROBOAT project will investigate how urban waterways can be used to improve the city’s function and quality of life.

#watertransportation #urbanliving #MITbetterworld
MIT, AMS Institute will collaborate to solve complex urban problems for Amsterdam with the development of autonomous "roboats."
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"When I learned about fusion I thought: This is the future!” —Silvia Espinosa, PhD candidate

#womeninSTEM #fusionenergy #Ilooklikeanengineer #MIT
For PhD student Silvia Espinosa, a passion for solving theoretical puzzles fuels a quest for fusion energy.
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+Tyler Baxter  The IPCC doesn't disagree with me in their report on the "Evaluation of Climate Models":
http://ar5-syr.ipcc.ch/resources/htmlpdf/WG1AR5_Chapter09_FINAL/
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New MIT discovery: These are the cells that remember who your friends are.

#neuroscience #memory #science #biology #MIT
Cells in the hippocampus store memories of acquaintances, a new study reports.
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Introducing a more efficient way to monitor and maintain city streetlights, from MIT Mechanical Engineering:

#cities #efficiency #infrastructure #engineering #MIT
System developed at MIT could automate inspection for efficiency and maintenance issues.
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The Electome tool from the +MIT Media Lab will provide journalists with an analysis of presidential debate related tweets. #Election2016

#socialmedia #politics #twitter #voting #MIT
“Electome” project charts the national conversation in unique detail.
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Megan Smith ’86, SM ’88 and other thought leaders offer advice to students on how women in STEM fields can develop skills for navigating life and work.

#womeninSTEM #genderbias #leaders #MIT
Megan Smith ’86, SM ’88 and other thought leaders offer advice to students on how women in STEM fields can develop skills for navigating life and work.
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Excellent! 
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The human digestive tract contains trillions of bacteria, many of which help digest food and fight off harmful bacteria.

Recent studies have shown that some of these bacteria may influence, for better or worse, human diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

#probiotics #digestion #health #MIT
Method that transports microbes through the stomach to the intestine may benefit human health.
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Welcome to the REALITY of engineering bio - medically the Most Favored Bacteria(s) in vitro AND infusing the same in our GI Tracts!
Wow!
♤ BEAUTIFUL ♤
KUDOS to The
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Biomedical ENGINEERS!
We salute you! 
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Prof. Kerry Emanuel and 16 others from MIT joined scientists around the U.S. in an open letter drawing attention to the serious consequences of withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement.

#ParisAgreement #Environment #ClimateChange #Science #MIT
In open letter, 375 National Academy of Sciences members warn against opting out of Paris Agreement.
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Can't wait for the energy device's to be implemented large scale though by 2025
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