Dwaipayan Banerjee’s new book examines the psychological and social terrain of living with cancer in a country where the disease has long been downplayed.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: medicine health-care india research school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences faculty books-and-authors program-in-sts
As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, study shows.
July 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy solar covid-19 pollution pandemic policy india research mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering technology-and-society photovoltaics
Neuroscientists delve into how background brightness influences our perception of an object.
June 16, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: neuroscience vision india research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences national-institutes-of-health-nih
Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: health environment pollution water india research sensors mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering sloan-school-of-management national-science-foundation-nsf tata-center j-wafs
MIT researchers employ low-cost sensors to detect and track the origins of air pollutants in India.
Sept. 30, 2019 • ~6 min
Tags: environment india emissions research school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering chemical-engineering
Study offers models for preserving the privacy of citizens while using their data to improve government services.
Sept. 25, 2019 • ~8 min
Tags: ethics policy data india research government cyber-security school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology sloan-school-of-management technology-and-society algorithms computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail mobile-devices
New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth
July 31, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: climate-change climate development carbon economics global-warming greenhouse-gases india research renewable-energy school-of-engineering sloan-school-of-management tata-center department-of-energy-doe alternative-energy joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change mitei systems and-society institute-for-data
Student-led startups Symbrosia and SiPure each awarded a $14,000 grand prize.
April 23, 2019 • ~6 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change climate agriculture industry water greenhouse-gases india research school-of-engineering innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie special-events-and-guest-speakers materials-science-and-engineering dmse water-purification
Professor Pawan Sinha addresses a humanitarian need — treatable blindness — and advances our understanding of visual development in the brain.
Jan. 28, 2019 • ~15 min
Tags: health medicine neuroscience health-care vision india research volunteering school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences public-service outreach
New design can be tuned to an individual’s body weight and size.
June 26, 2018 • ~9 min
Tags: india research assistive-technology mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering developing-countries tata-center
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