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A boost for cancer immunotherapy

Engineers, including a faculty member at IMES and an HST graduate, have designed nanoparticles that stimulate the immune system, helping it to attack tumors. One promising strategy to treat cancer is stimulating the body’s own immune system to attack tumors. However, tumors are very good at suppressing the immune system,…

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Carbon nanotube transistors make the leap from lab to factory floor

A technique developed by MIT researchers, including an HST student, paves the way for more energy efficient, 3D microprocessors. Carbon nanotube transistors are a step closer to commercial reality, now that MIT researchers have demonstrated that the devices can be made swiftly in commercial facilities, with the same equipment used…

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HST students share their reflections on responding to Covid-19

A group of HST students have found an effective and innovative way to use their talents to battle the serious threats of the pandemic to healthcare workers on the frontlines. The Covid-19 pandemic crisis has forced many people around the world into jobs and tasks they never imagined themselves doing….

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