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MIT hosts University of Puerto Rico students after Hurricane Maria

June 11, 2018

MIT hosts University of Puerto Rico students after Hurricane Maria

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Elizabeth Durant | Office of the Vice Chancellor

Swanny Lamboy Rodriguez is not one to complain. The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) at Humacao senior, who will begin a doctoral program at MIT this fall, downplays the impact of Hurricane Maria, the historic storm that devastated her country last September.

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MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence

June 11, 2018

MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence

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MIT News Office

Antonio Torralba has been named the inaugural director of the MIT Quest for Intelligence, effective immediately, Provost Martin Schmidt announced today in an email to the MIT community.

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Protein pair quickly makes memories of new places

June 6, 2018

Protein pair quickly makes memories of new places

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Entering an unfamiliar place provides the chance to make a new memory. A new study at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory shows how two proteins spring into action to ensure that a memory is encoded within minutes.

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