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After leading MIT for 13 years, MIT President Charles M. Vest announces his resignation.
New imaging technology makes it possible for scientists to document the brain activity of Buddhist monks.
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The R&D spending of 300 top technology companies.
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A prominent national voice on issues of R&D and education says he'll retire from MIT's top post.