New method for producing thermoset plastics allows them to be broken down more easily after use.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Rise of electric vehicles and grid storage may cause bottlenecks, but no showstoppers, analysis suggests.
Oct. 11, 2017 • ~5 min
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MIT student travels to São Paulo to assist non-profit in recognizing and organizing waste collectors.
Feb. 26, 2016 • ~3 min
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An MIT development could benefit both the environment and human health.
Dec. 22, 2015 • ~12 min
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Assistant Professor Elsa Olivetti combines cost and environmental data to identify high-impact areas for reducing pollution and greenhouse gases.
July 16, 2015 • ~11 min
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