Why keeping it in the family can be good news when it comes to CEOs

Family CEOs are more likely to make employees feel positive about their workplace and stay longer, finds a new study.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 3, 2022 ~6 min

The “last mile” from credentials to employment

Digital Credentials Consortium’s new report explores barriers to adoption.

MIT Open Learning • mit
Nov. 3, 2022 ~8 min

Industry payments to docs vs. advanced practice clinicians

A new study compares industry payments from drug companies and medical device makers to physicians and advanced practice clinicians.

Stephanie Lopez-Duke • futurity
Nov. 3, 2022 ~3 min

A global beacon on climate change

Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability casts off with University-wide, interdisciplinary approach to begin finding real solutions to existential crisis .

Alvin Powell • harvard
Oct. 27, 2022 ~8 min

Is pandemic finally over? We asked the experts.

Harvard faculty discuss changes to views on school, work, winter’s likely surge, danger of "lethal inflexibility."

Alvin Powell • harvard
Oct. 11, 2022 ~11 min

Female market vendors defy economics theory

Women traders were more successful than men in Kurmasi Central Market in Ghana but did not pursue a place in the formal economy. Why?

Olivia Hall-Syracuse • futurity
Sept. 13, 2022 ~6 min

Could blockchain help track outbreaks like E. coli in spinach?

Are new technologies like blockchain like good ways to trace foods through their supply chain during food contamination outbreaks? New research challenges that idea.

Dan Bernardi-Syracuse • futurity
Sept. 6, 2022 ~6 min

Analysis of email traffic suggests remote work may stifle innovation

At MIT, social networks with “weak ties,” which help foster new ideas, declined during the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers report.

Michaela Jarvis | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 1, 2022 ~6 min

Algorithm learns to correct 3D printing errors for different parts, materials and systems

Engineers have created intelligent 3D printers that can quickly detect and correct errors, even in previously unseen designs, or unfamiliar materials like

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 16, 2022 ~7 min

What’s the fairest way to pay artists for streaming music?

Streaming services like Spotify have kickstarted a debate about how musical artists should get paid for their work. New research digs into what's fair.

Duke U. Fuqua School of Business • futurity
Aug. 11, 2022 ~10 min