Five MIT payloads deployed on the International Space Station

A cohort of transdisciplinary researchers will study the effects of sustained microgravity.

Janine Liberty | MIT Media Lab
March 25, 2020 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: media-lab international-space-station eaps school-of-architecture-and-planning research school-of-science space space astronomy-and-planetary-science industry arts

Fusion researchers endorse push for pilot power plant in US

Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.

Peter Dunn | Plasma Science and Fusion Center
March 18, 2020 | mit

~9 mins

Tags: plasma-science-and-fusion-center materials-science-and-engineering research fusion alternative-energy renewable-energy energy industry physics department-of-energy-doe policy nuclear-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering school-of-science


Decarbonizing the making of consumer products

Researchers are devising new methods of synthesizing chemicals used in goods from clothing, detergents, and antifreeze to pharmaceuticals and plastics.

Nancy W. Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative
Feb. 5, 2020 | mit

~15 mins

Tags: mit-energy-initiative chemical-engineering research energy emissions manufacturing school-of-engineering industry carbon

How to tackle depression in Japan?

CCI and Takeda collaborate on a theoretical approach leveraging networks of people and machines in support of individuals experiencing depression.

Annalyn Bachmann | Center for Collective Intelligence
Feb. 4, 2020 | mit

~3 mins

Tags: research depression disease systems-engineering center-for-collective-intelligence industry collaboration health-care technology-and-society apps mental-health


MIT report provides guidance on climate-related financial disclosures

Recommendations could help companies deliver more useful disclosures to investors on risks they face due to climate change.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office
Nov. 6, 2019 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: research mit-energy-initiative sloan-school-of-management oil-and-gas climate-change environment industry policy climate greenhouse-gases carbon-dioxide emissions sustainability

A new mathematical approach to understanding zeolites

Study of minerals widely used in industrial processes could lead to discovery of new materials for catalysis and filtering.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office
Oct. 7, 2019 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering materials-research-laboratory industry research nanoscience-and-nanotechnology machine-learning energy-storage photonics mitnano artificial-intelligence dmse


3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Brian Anthony, co-leader of SENSE.nano, discusses sensing for augmented and virtual reality and for advanced manufacturing.

MIT.nano
Sept. 20, 2019 | mit

~6 mins

Tags: mitnano nanoscience-and-nanotechnology sensors research manufacturing augmented-and-virtual-reality 3-questions data analytics staff mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering industry

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