Political science professor will spearhead the Institute’s interdisciplinary center that studies high-impact, complex societal challenges.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
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A new model suggests a plan to keep Covid-19 within the capacity of the health-care system while reopening economic activities.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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Machine learning system from MIT CSAIL can look at chest X-rays to diagnose pneumonia — and also knows when to defer to a radiologist.
July 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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A global team of researchers searches for insights during a weeklong virtual “datathon.”
July 1, 2020 • ~10 min
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MIT researchers review renewable energy and carbon pricing policies as states consider repealing or relaxing renewable portfolio standards.
Jan. 22, 2020 • ~13 min
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Associate Professor Yury Polyanskiy is working to keep data flowing as the “internet of things” becomes a reality.
Jan. 11, 2020 • ~9 min
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Using limited data, this automated system predicts a company’s quarterly sales.
Dec. 19, 2019 • ~8 min
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MIT study finds that challenges in measuring and mitigating leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, prove pivotal.
Dec. 16, 2019 • ~9 min
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MIT research finds health savings from cleaner air exceed policy costs.
Aug. 14, 2019 • ~5 min
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Improved air quality in China could prevent nearly 2,000 premature deaths in the U.S.
July 29, 2019 • ~4 min
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