An affordable, easy-to-use handheld sensor, soon to enter the market, can indicate the presence of bacterial contaminants in food in seconds.
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Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination.
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Platform may enable continuous, low-cost, reliable devices that detect chemicals in the environment.
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Collaboration between AWESOME and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics awards full tuition for the first year of fellowship.
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David Simchi-Levi leads the Accenture and MIT Alliance in Business Analytics to develop novel solutions to the most pressing challenges faced by global companies.
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In a new book, MIT professor Yossi Sheffi examines the trade-offs companies face when grappling with sustainability issues.
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The Humanitarian Response Lab works with FEMA to optimize public and private sector supply chains serving hurricane-affected areas.
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Rise of electric vehicles and grid storage may cause bottlenecks, but no showstoppers, analysis suggests.
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MIT researchers supported by J-WAFS present results of their work on food and water security.
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Researchers identify opportunities to improve quality, reduce cost of global food assistance delivery | MIT News
Research from MIT's CITE program leverages a procurement process to identify opportunities for improving food aid supply chains.
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