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Team invents method to shrink objects to the nanoscale

December 13, 2018

Team invents method to shrink objects to the nanoscale

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

MIT researchers have invented a way to fabricate nanoscale 3-D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with a variety of useful materials, including metals, quantum dots, and DNA.

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How returning to a prior context aids memory recall

December 12, 2018

How returning to a prior context aids memory recall

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Whether it’s the pleasant experience of returning one’s childhood home over the holidays or the unease of revisiting a site that proved unpleasant, we often find that when we return to a context where an episode first happened, specific and vivid memories can come flooding back.

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Five MIT students named 2019 Marshall Scholars

December 2, 2018

Five MIT students named 2019 Marshall Scholars

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Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships

Five MIT students — Radha Mastandrea, Kathryn O’Nell, Anna Sappington, Kyle Swanson ’18, and Crystal Winston — have been awarded Marshall Scholarships to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.

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