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Fri, 09/30/2022

The atmosphere of discovery generated by MIT’s research and innovation activities has been described as magic by many. But that magic can sometimes seem obscure or even intimidating to outsiders.

Now the MIT Museum, which opens to the public on Oct. 2, is inviting everyone to take part in...

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Thu, 07/28/2022

To the outside world, much of what goes on at MIT can seem mysterious. But the MIT Museum, whose new location is in the heart of Kendall Square, wants to change that. With a specially designed space by architects Höweler + Yoon, new exhibitions, and new public programs, this fall marks a...

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Thu, 03/31/2022

Kista Science City, just north of Stockholm, is Sweden’s version of Silicon Valley. Anchored by a few big firms and a university, it has become northern Europe’s main high-tech center, with housing mixed in so that people live and work in the same general area.

Around the globe, a...

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Wed, 03/09/2022

Kendall Square has been called the most innovative square mile in the United States, in part due to the high density of biotechnology and biopharmaceutical companies in the MIT-adjacent neighborhood of Cambridge, Massachusetts — but more so thanks to the generations of MIT-trained doctoral...

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Wed, 11/03/2021

MIT and Biogen have announced that they will collaborate with the goal to accelerate the science and action on climate change to improve human health. This collaboration is supported by a three-year, $7 million commitment from the company and the Biogen Foundation. The biotechnology company,...

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Wed, 11/03/2021

If you’re a frequent commuter through Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, or a visitor to Massachusetts General Hospital, you might catch a glimpse of an art exhibit featuring some familiar faces. The exhibit, “The Poetry of Science,” pairs photographs of notable scientists,...

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Thu, 10/07/2021

Ten years into a comprehensive process to reimagine the 14-acre Volpe parcel in Kendall Square, MIT has a Cambridge-approved master plan and is preparing to advance specific design proposals for the mixed-use development. Getting to this point required extensive public review, which led to city...

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Fri, 10/01/2021

The MIT Welcome Center opened this month in Building E38, just steps from the Kendall/MIT MBTA subway station in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Visitors and MIT community members can stop by the center for wayfinding and other information about campus and the local area. Later this fall, prospective...

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Mon, 09/13/2021

The MIT Press Bookstore is re-opens today in its new location at 314 Main Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Part of the reimagined MIT Kendall Gateway, the bookstore will soon share a home with the MIT Museum, a cafe, and a mix of other tenants. 

“This move has been many years in...

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Tue, 09/07/2021

MIT’s innovation and entrepreneurship community just got 50,000 square feet of new space to work with.

The Institute’s new InnovationHQ encompasses five floors in the recently renovated Suffolk Building, or E38, in the heart of Kendall Square. It serves as a hub for students at every...

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