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January/February 2023

The new MIT Morningside Academy for Design has launched. When the renovated Met Warehouse opens, it’ll live right at the center of campus. PLUS: The Institute welcomes President Sally Kornbluth

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  • Categorized in MIT News: Cover story

    Design central

    The MIT Morningside Academy for Design will create a hub for design education, research, and entrepreneurship on campus. The interdisciplinary careers of its faculty directors, John Ochsendorf and Maria Yang ’91, offer a glimpse of the possibilities in store.

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    The toxic chemicals all around us

    As part of the MIT Superfund Research Program, Nicolette Bugher is working to expose the poisons lurking in our environment and discover what they mean for human health.

  • Categorized in MIT News: Feature story

    The poets of McCormick Hall 

    A group of MIT students met to share their stories through poetry. Here’s a sampling from the book of poems they published.

  • Categorized in MIT News: Seen on campus

    Turning MIT inside-out

    The new MIT Museum in Kendall Square is all about making MIT and its ground-breaking research accessible to all.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    Workouts in a pill?

    Charting cellular effects of exercise confirms its link to health benefits—and could lead to anti-obesity drugs.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    Sound-powered camera

    Designed for undersea use, the device could operate autonomously for weeks.

  • Categorized in MIT News: 77 Mass Ave

    What’s in an asteroid

    Astronomers looking to prevent asteroids from hitting us have a new tool that reveals their interior structure.

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