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She did rule, though, that the parents' lawsuit could proceed against four psychiatrists at MIT and two university administrators who are not mental health professionals.
Today, when art and science are so often pursued as separate endeavors, MIT is performing a tremendous service by helping to bring them back together.
When it first went online, DSpace could store almost a terabyte of data--enough to accommodate the information on about 1,500 CD-ROMs, but not enough to hold all the work MIT faculty have stored on their own hard drives and CD-ROMs.
Information technology is transforming higher education," said MIT provost Robert A.
Among the most recent developments are so-called "supermicrocellular" plastics, recently patented by MIT.
The question scientists at MIT and elsewhere are pursuing is: How does each tRNa recognize only one type of amino acid?
MIT encountered many challenges as it developed its project, not the least of which was dealing with copyright law.
In addition to the three independent investigator-initiated projects of Samson, Essigmann, and Griffith, the MIT scientists participate as collaborators on three projects involving investigators from TRC cooperating research members (CRMs) as well as a consortiumwide microarray standardization effort.