For the robotics category in a new series celebrating innovation, the USPS chose the bionic prosthesis designed and built by the Media Lab's Biomechatronics group.
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Presidents of MIT and Indiana University urge America’s leaders to support bipartisan innovation bill.
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As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, study shows.
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Growing program provides free legal services to student entrepreneurs and researchers, while giving law students practical experience.
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How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
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A global team of researchers searches for insights during a weeklong virtual “datathon.”
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The new open access, rapid-review overlay journal aims to combat misinformation in Covid-19 research.
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Isolat, a volunteer collaboration organized by the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, informs coronavirus policy by analyzing data associated with the pandemic.
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In a new book, Professor David Kaiser describes dramatic shifts in the history of an evolving discipline.
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Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.
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