Climate change: New targets to eliminate Wales' gases

Changes could mean replacing gas boilers in homes and finding new ways to make steel without coal.

Feb. 9, 2021 ~5 min

Not all banking crises involve panics

Study shows many kinds of finance-sector failures — not just history’s most famous bank runs — lead to economic downturns.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 5, 2021 ~7 min

Emotional smarts benefit entrepreneurs more than IQ

Emotional intelligence may be far more important for entrepreneurs than previously thought, researchers report.

George Vlahakis-Indiana • futurity
Feb. 2, 2021 ~5 min

Faster tracking of treatment responses

Biological sensors developed by MIT spinout Glympse Bio could help clinicians make decisions for individual patients.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 2, 2021 ~7 min

Who participates in extreme politics and why do they?

The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol over Donald Trump’s election loss stunned the country and forced many to ask what prompts people to political violence.

Christina Pazzanese • harvard
Jan. 29, 2021 ~10 min

Shetland space launch plans submitted

The proposals which have gone to the council and could support hundreds of jobs include three launch pads for rockets.

Jan. 18, 2021 ~1 min

Connections to Trump paid off for companies

Companies with connections to President Trump experienced some better business and less regulation, new research finds.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~4 min

COVID-19 has hit commercial fishing hard

Two-fifths of commercial fishers from Maine to North Carolina did not fishing earlier this year due to COVID-19, a new survey shows.

Todd Bates-Rutgers • futurity
Dec. 31, 2020 ~5 min

Carbon emissions from ride hailing are worse than we knew

New research digs into carbon emissions from ride-hailing services with an eye towards disentangling those stats from other emissions sources.

U. Oregon • futurity
Dec. 29, 2020 ~6 min

COVID-19 took a bite out of US seafood industry

The seafood industry in the US dropped steeply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic amd recover may depend on federal assistance, researchers say.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
Nov. 30, 2020 ~8 min