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Advancing knowledge and educating students in science, technology and beyond
Advancing knowledge and educating students in science, technology and beyond

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Finding ways of extending the survival time in Arctic waters without hampering mobility has been a priority for the U.S. Navy and research divers, as a pair of MIT engineering professors learned during a recent program that took them to a variety of naval facilities.

#wetsuit #SEALs #diving #technology #MIT
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β€œJoan is a giant and she deserves all recognition for a lifetime of superlative achievements,” says Hashim Sarkis, dean of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.

#acrhitecture #lifetimeachievement #KyotoPrize #MIt
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Happy #FathersDay to all of the dads who are showing their kids that anything is possible.

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β€œIf the robot could touch the object, have a notion of tactile information, and be able to react to that information, it will have much more success. β€”Maria Bauza

#robots #machinelearning #robotics #MIT
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β€œIt’s about really creating a design hub for MIT on the campus, bringing the expanding and increasingly important areas of design from across MIT β€” art, architecture, and urban planning β€” together in one place,”says Hashim Sarkis, dean of the School of Architecture and Planning

#architecture #design #highered #MIT
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MIT engineers fitted an electromagnet around the nozzle of a 3-D printer, which caused the magnetic particles to swing into a single orientation as the ink was fed through the nozzle.

Learn more: http://mitsha.re/ZlET30ktZ6l

Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT

#3DPrinting #magnets #magneticparticles #MIT
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Meet microbiologist Alejandra Falla PhD ’18, who earned her MIT degree as a new parent. Her story is an inspiration to #moms and #womeninSTEM everywhere!

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Antonio Torralba has been named the inaugural director of the MIT Quest for Intelligence.

#AI #machinelearning #MIT
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A new system devised by MIT engineers could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs.

Learn more: http://mitsha.re/36xZ30krqNu

Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT

#drinkingwater #water #technology #nuclearplant #MIT
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β€œMIT made me realize that real learning is about more than technical problems. The impact of this place comes with the conversations and experiences and knowing so many people who are doing interesting things.”
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