Facebook is free, but should it count toward GDP anyway?

Study measures how much free online goods are worth to consumers.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
March 26, 2019 ~6 min

Special effects: How a movie could reduce corruption

A film and texting campaign can increase anticorruption reports from citizens, study shows.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
March 13, 2019 ~6 min

Twenty-five ways in which MIT has transformed computing

From digital circuits to ingestible robots, the Institute has helped spearhead key innovations in the technology revolution.

Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
Feb. 25, 2019 ~9 min

Study evaluates China’s progress in establishing accounting measures to reinforce its Paris pledge

Firms learn from experience in the measurement, reporting, and verification of carbon emissions under China’s emissions trading systems.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
Feb. 1, 2019 ~5 min

Want to squelch fake news? Let the readers take charge

Study shows audience judgments can identify online misinformation.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 28, 2019 ~8 min

Q&A: Climate change, tough tech startups, and the future of energy intelligence

MIT Energy Initiative Director Robert Armstrong offers his perspective on the takeaways from MITEI’s annual research conference.

Francesca McCaffrey | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Oct. 25, 2018 ~10 min

Institute Archives spotlights pioneering women at MIT | MIT News

Initiative is building collections highlighting the contributions of female faculty.

Brigham Fay | MIT Libraries • mit
July 6, 2018 ~2 min

Reliable energy for all | MIT News

Graduate student Prosper Nyovanie wants to power off-grid communities worldwide with scalable solar electric systems.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 12, 2018 ~8 min

At doctoral hooding ceremony, a call to make the world “more just, more fair” | MIT News

Candis Callison SM ’02, PhD ’10, professor and journalist, tells doctoral graduates they can “shift society” for the better.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 7, 2018 ~6 min

MIT Energy Initiative awards nine Seed Fund grants for early-stage energy research | MIT News

Awardees will use grants to advance research in areas including energy storage, renewables expansion modeling, and the chemistry of electrocatalysts.

Francesca McCaffrey | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
June 1, 2018 ~10 min