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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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An unexpected ambition borne from MIT experience

June 5, 2018

An unexpected ambition borne from MIT experience

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Meg Murphy | School of Engineering

Senior Annamarie Bair was determined to become a medical doctor when she arrived at MIT from the Midwest nearly four years ago. She was fascinated by neuroscience but had yet to channel that passion toward what became her true focus: artificial intelligence and health care.

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