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May 2013

Science

Planes, trains and automobiles: faster, stronger, lighter
New technique advances carbon-fiber composites for transportation use.
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One order of steel; hold the greenhouse gases
Steelmaking, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
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Kids coding in the cloud
MIT's Media Lab launches new generation of its popular online community, Scratch, which teaches children how to code.
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Cells as living calculators
Using analog computation circuits, MIT engineers design cells that can compute logarithms, divide and take square roots.
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Evaluating a new way to open clogged arteries
Computational model offers insight into mechanisms of drug-coated balloons.
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Nanotechnology could help fight diabetes
Injectable nanogel can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed.
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