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Admit Rate for 2010 Smaller Than Usual,One in Eight Gets In

Only 13 percent of MIT’s applicants got in this year — a recent low for the Admissions Office, which expects that an even higher percentage of admitted students will enroll this fall than last.

Scholarship to be ’06 Senior GiftAnnual Reward to Senior Will Be Based on Contribution to Community

Last night, the Class of 2006 unveiled its Senior Gift: an annual scholarship for a senior who contributes to the MIT community, said Ryan F. Allard ’06, Chair of the Senior Gift Committee.

Nanoknitting Operation Restores Hamster SightMore Testing Required Before Trials on Humans

In work that may hold promise for victims of spinal cord and brain injuries, researchers report that they have managed to restore sight to blinded hamsters using a process they call nanoknitting.


Bush Speech Concedes War Setbacks, Remains Hopeful
U.S. Calling For New Vote After Belarus’s Presidential Election
U.S. Citizen Stabbed to Death In Mexican Drug Trading City
Israel Briefly Reopens Gaza Strip Crossing to Get Palestinians Food
Supreme Court Considers Use of 911 Calls as Evidence Against Attackers
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