The Fourth Industrial Revolution failed to deliver; it's time that we put our faith once again in hard science.
today • ~8 min
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Companies with connections to President Trump experienced some better business and less regulation, new research finds.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~4 min
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The best way to convince people to get COVID-19 vaccines may be communication rooted in consumer behavior, researchers say.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~6 min
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Six months after reopening, Harvard’s labs report an unblemished safety record, important contributions to the state’s economy, and an array of scientific findings, albeit with the requisite frustration of operating during a pandemic.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT researchers develop novel EV emissions model to quantify importance of vehicle charging patterns and impact of ambient temperature on EV emissions levels.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
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To get Americans to care about economic inequality, research suggests focusing on the disadvantages of having less, rather than the perks of having more.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~4 min
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Study: Healthier women are more likely to follow age-based guidelines, leaving room for better-targeted testing.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~9 min
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New model shows why countries that retaliate too much against online attacks make things worse for themselves.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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Between 1989 and 2010, infant health inequality gradually lessened. New research documents the opposite trend since then.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~11 min
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Study finds China’s industrial-park policy is better for productivity when political connections are not a factor.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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