MIT serves as a laboratory for a multifaceted approach to address the Institute’s own contributions to climate change.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~10 min
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Study finds China’s industrial-park policy is better for productivity when political connections are not a factor.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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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
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In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new framework for learning from each other.
May 21, 2020 • ~13 min
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MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers are investigating how the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events.
March 30, 2020 • ~10 min
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Catherine D’Ignazio’s new book, “Data Feminism,” examines problems of bias and power that beset modern information.
March 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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Genetic, geographic, and demographic data from more than 30,000 Americans reveal more genetic diversity within ancestry groups than previously thought.
March 5, 2020 • ~4 min
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In a lively poster session, more than 100 undergraduates discuss their yearlong research projects on everything from machine learning to political geography.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new survey of MIT students, faculty, and staff will inform initiatives to improve the work-life experience on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory.
Jan. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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