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Career - Jan 28
The military is great at teaching soldiers to accomplish objectives under stressful conditions, work as part of a team, and lead groups of people. Those skills are useful in business as well as combat, but many veterans lack experience communicating their skills to recruiters or hiring managers in job interviews.
Social Sciences - Jan 27

Institute's Committee on Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response recommends recipients for $850,000 pledge. MIT has selected four nonprofits that serve survivors of sexual abuse and exploitation to receive gifts totaling $850,000.

Physics - Jan 25

Math professor Semyon Dyatlov explores the relationship between classical and quantum physics. Semyon Dyatlov calls himself a "mathematical physicist." He's an associate editor of the journal Probability and Mathematical Physics.

Computer Science - Jan 23
Computer Science

Computer scientists' new method could help doctors avoid ineffective or unnecessarily risky treatments.

Materials Science - Jan 23
Materials Science

The following audio excerpt and transcript features an explanation of bioprinting and biohybrid materials by MIT graduate student Rachel Smith of the Mediated Matter Group at the Media Lab.

Computer Science - Jan 23
Computer Science

Model tags road features based on satellite images, to improve GPS navigation in places with limited map data.

Environment - Jan 26

Solar panel costs have dropped lately, but slimming down silicon wafers could lead to even lower costs and faster industry expansion.

Physics - Jan 24

Study suggests noninvasive spectroscopy could be used to monitor blood glucose levels. Patients with diabetes have to test their blood sugar levels several times a day to make sure they are not getting too high or too low.

Transport - Jan 23

The rate of passenger fatalities has declined yet again in the last decade, accelerating a long-term trend.

Life Sciences - Jan 23

A 3D printing system that controls the behavior of live bacteria could someday enable medical devices with therapeutic agents built in. The technique may lead to 3D printing of biomedical tools, such as customized braces, that incorporate living cells to produce therapeutic compunds such as painkillers or topical treatments, the researchers say.

Health - Jan 21

Researchers find master regulator needed for Toxoplasma gondii parasite to chronically infect host; promising step toward infection treatment, prevention.

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