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Eight MIT faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering

New members have made advances in artificial skin, wireless communications, nanotechnology, hydrology, and cancer treatment. Eight MIT faculty are among the 84 new members and 22 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Newly elected members for this year also include an impressive 18 MIT-affiliated alumni. Election to…

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RNA hitches a ride on ultrasound waves

Technique enables rapid delivery of RNA to treat colon inflammation. MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers have demonstrated that they can deliver strands of RNA efficiently to colon cells, using bursts of ultrasound waves that propel the RNA into the cells. Using this approach, the researchers dramatically turned down…

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At least 30 from MIT named to 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 lists

Forbes‘ sixth annual 30 Under 30 list calls itself “the most definitive gathering of today’s leading young change-makers and innovators” who are not yet 30 years old. As in past years, the MIT community is well-represented throughout. At least 30 MITers are spread among the 600 names and 20 diverse categories in this year’s list….

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