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Six diversity myths

Overcoming these common misconceptions will help engineers develop better solutions. |Short Read

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Stress Test

Amid six months of tumult and chaos, engineering researchers moved quickly and collaboratively with public health officials, producing vital research in the fight against COVID-19. |Long Read

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The Future of Lasers

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A Face That Looks Like Mine

Engineering is a field that remains stubbornly white and male. NextProf is designed to change that. |Long Read

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We’re doing ethanol wrong

Is there a way to get biofuels right?

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Give Earth [another] chance

50 years after the first Earth Day, the next generation is rewriting the rules.

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Artist’s rendering of the wreck of the K-129

Submerged

When a Soviet nuclear submarine went missing during the Cold War, the United States launched a secret CIA operation to recover it. As alumni on the mission explain, the engineering challenges almost seemed impossible.

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A View Beyond

A personal tour through what Hubble has shown us.

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Aspiring Selves

Sumeyra Emre has many roles, with each competing for her time. But she refuses to give up any of the identities that make up her whole self.

In the final year of her biomedical engineering PhD, Sumeyra Emre is a dedicated researcher, growing mother, wife and partner, proud Muslim woman, and aspiring role model. |Medium Read

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Solve for life

Racing to unlock the equations that could save the Amazon – and us all.

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Duo Security co-founders Dug Song and Jon Oberheide

Change or be changed

In its startup days, Duo Security brought a punk-rock ethos to tech security and stuck up for the little guy. Now that the company is worth billions, will it be even better – or will it change its tune?

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