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Cerebral curiosity
In 2007, Steven Keating had his brain scanned out of sheer curiosity. Keating had joined a research study that included an MRI scan, and he asked ...
Gizmo Garden blooms in Maine
When a middle-school girl from rural Maine updated her Facebook page with a photo of herself soldering on a circuit board, the creators of Gizmo ...
Closing the arctic data gap
Last week, the National Snow & Ice Data Center announced winter ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached its annual peak, ushering in the spring melting ...
New kind of “tandem” solar cell developed
Researchers at MIT and Stanford University have developed a new kind of solar cell that combines two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material in order to ...
U.S. News ranks graduate programs in engineering, business highly
MIT’s graduate program in engineering has again been ranked as the best in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. The Institute ...
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Center for Ocean Engineering: Anchors Aweigh
Originally established in 1893 as the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NA&ME), and rechristened the Department of Ocean Engineering in 1970, the program officially merged with Mechanical Engineering on January 1, 2005.
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Yang Shao-Horn
Gail E. Kendall Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Bioengineering
The Bioengineering area seeks to apply its knowledge and abilities to better understand the workings of biological systems that by their nature span a broad range of length scales, from molecules to organisms.