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Astronaut Kate Rubins returned to Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research where she was a former fellow to talk about her experience aboard the space station. At the Whitehead Institute, her work included special projects with the U.S. Army that aimed to develop therapies for Ebola and Lassa fever. Aboard the space station, she became the first person to sequence DNA in space. Learn more: wi.mit.edu/news/archive/2017/whitehead-connects-evening-nasa-astronaut-kathleen-rubins ...

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Station external cameras captured dramatic views of Hurricane Maria as it churned through the Caribbean Sept. 19 as a category 5 storm, forecast to pass over the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico over the next 36 to 48 hours. ...

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