Five years in the making, MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~11 min
In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 11, 2020 • ~6 min
Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
A new framework for learning from each other.
May 21, 2020 • ~13 min
A variety of MIT research projects could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
March 12, 2020 • ~11 min
Weather’s a problem for autonomous cars. MIT’s new system shows promise by using “ground-penetrating radar” instead of cameras or lasers.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
Improving the rate of handwashing at just 10 major airports could significantly slow the spread of a viral disease, researchers estimate.
Feb. 6, 2020 • ~8 min
CSHub researchers have developed a pavement maintenance model that considers future uncertainties to improve performance and lower cost.
Feb. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
The rate of passenger fatalities has declined yet again in the last decade, accelerating a long-term trend.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~7 min