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Retooling an industry

US manufacturing sputtering, MIT rolls up its sleeves

Junior Richard Dahan (left) and graduate student Alexandre Carpentier at MIT’s machine shop. Junior Richard Dahan (left) and graduate student Alexandre Carpentier at MIT’s machine shop. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / October 17, 2010

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which has unraveled the mysteries of artificial intelligence, recombinant DNA, and molecular level engineering, is now focusing its brainpower on one of the nation’s most vexing challenges: manufacturing. (Full article: 1016 words)

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