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Desiree D. Dudley
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How will we tackle the world's toughest, most urgent problems? Video from SOLVE, a new initiative at MIT.  Learn more: http://solve.mit.edu/

#innovation #global   #technology #education #solutions   #MIT  

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Students at MIT "want to solve the problems that the world is facing. And one of our answers is MIT.nano.” Watch and learn how MIT's new nanoscale research facility will help prepare students to tackle pressing challenges: http://mitne.ws/1IvNccf

#nanotechnology   #nanotech   #research   #innovation   #MIT  

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TM 2015 Team RAWR, MIT-Neuro!
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After showers, Tough Mudder 2015 New England with Team RAWR, MIT-Neuro!
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Some shy away from big problems; others dare to embrace the adventure in their risk to actualize their true potential. Congratulations to Bryan Johnson on today's announcement of his $100M OS Fund. "Rewrite the OS, Change the World"

http://osfund.co/
http://www.bryanjohnson.co/
http://fortune.com/2014/10/20/crazy-fund-startups/

Someone I've never met just tried to connect w/me @LinkedIn- states salary, IDs as top 1% in his NAME field. #StayClassy, self-promoters!

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“The global cost from brain disorders is about $2.5 trillion, and will go up more than double over the next two decades,” says Tom Insel, director of the +National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). “So policymakers look at these numbers and say, ‘Oh my God, we have got to begin investing to make sure we don’t incur those kinds of costs.’

..."We might be in a golden age of making such tools,” says +Ed Boyden , a neuroengineer at MIT, “because most fields of engineering had not been applied to the brain, so there’s just a gold rush of possibility.”

http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2014/06/brain-matters-neuroscience-obama

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Brain Matters: Dr Steven Hyman, former director of the +National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)  president-elect of the Society for Neuroscience, and Director of the Stanley Center at the +Broad Institute  surveys new frontiers in neurological toolsets.

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It's official: +SkyPhrase  has been acquired by Yahoo! Congratulations and thanks to +Nick Cassimatis,  +J.R. Scally , +Han Huang , +Joost Bonsen , Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs & all of the Skyphrase team. Best of luck on the next chapter of your journey! 
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