In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
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Peter Reddien's lab at the Whitehead Institute takes a step forward in understanding how neural circuits could be regenerated in adults.
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New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth
July 31, 2019 • ~5 min
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Whitehead Institute team finds drugs that activate a key brain gene; initial tests in cells and mice show promise for rare, untreatable neurodevelopmental disorder.
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Researchers find vast gains in productivity after countries democratize.
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The poorest girls in many Commonwealth countries spend no more than five years in school, with the global target of 12 years of quality universal education remaining “a distant reality” for many, according to a new report charting global inequality in girls’ education.
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Siqi Zheng studies the economics of China’s urban explosion.
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Ten teams will collaborate with local partners, pilot solutions to urban challenges.
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MIT economist’s historical study details how railroads helped India trade and grow.
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MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.
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