Consumers can turn plastic waste into valuable products at minimal cost using the open source technologies associated with DRAM – distributed recycling and additive manufacturing.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~9 min
COVID-19 vaccines: Open source licensing could keep Big Pharma from making huge profits off taxpayer-funded research
Governments must embrace policies that promote sharing and collective invention to create and distribute a vaccine quickly.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~9 min
Officials in states that appear to have COVID-19 under control should keep an eye on a slow rise in cases, and take the chance to enact modest measures before case numbers begin to rise rapidly again, a Harvard expert said.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~5 min
There has been a surge in people visiting waterways after the lockdown was eased, outdoor groups say.
July 23, 2020 • ~7 min
Psychologists call these traits the 'Big Five': openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. A researcher suggests your profile implies your response to social distancing.
July 15, 2020 • ~9 min
The new open access, rapid-review overlay journal aims to combat misinformation in Covid-19 research.
June 29, 2020 • ~5 min
Institute ends negotiations for a new journals contract in the absence of a proposal aligning with the MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts.
June 11, 2020 • ~4 min
Despite closing campus locations, the MIT Libraries continue to provide vital support for teaching, learning, and research.
May 7, 2020 • ~7 min
The MIT Libraries and three universities negotiate innovative agreement with the Association for Computing Machinery.
Feb. 24, 2020 • ~3 min
The University of Cambridge is launching two new climate-focused graduate programmes, exploring the past and potential futures of the interaction between the planet and humanity, to train a new generation of creative and innovative leaders to respond to our most pressing global challenge.
Oct. 30, 2019 • ~5 min