Convened by the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, the AI Policy Forum will develop frameworks and tools for governments and companies to implement concrete policies.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence ethics industry policy law research government global computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society algorithms collaboration mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: energy industry superconductors research renewable-energy school-of-engineering global faculty collaboration nuclear-science-and-engineering magnets alternative-energy plasma-science-and-fusion-center fusion cern
The ghosts of our industrial and agricultural past continue to haunt freshwater ecosystems today.
Oct. 9, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: pollution rivers industrial-pollution freshwater-biology environment-agency freshwater chemical-pollution
A recent report found widespread support among North Sea oil and gas workers for a career in renewable energy.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change renewable-energy fossil-fuel-industry oil-and-gas just-transition offshore-wind north-sea north-sea-oil
Icelandic authorities have recently raised the threat level of the Grímsvötn volcano.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: volcanoes iceland volcanology geoscience eyjafjallajokull airline-industry
Medical innovation is often accelerated in a time of crisis.
Sept. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: biotechnology covid-19 vaccines pharmaceuticals coronavirus-2020 pharmaceutical-industry coronavirus-vaccine
Seven studies describe progress thus far and challenges ahead for a revolutionary zero-emissions power source.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: physics energy industry research renewable-energy school-of-engineering nuclear-science-and-engineering alternative-energy plasma-science-and-fusion-center fusion nuclear-power-and-reactors
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