Instrument may help scientists assess the ocean’s response to climate change.
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MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.
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The average power of waves hitting a coastline can predict how fast that coast will erode.
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Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
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System achieves new level of efficiency in harnessing sunlight to make fresh potable water from seawater.
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Voigt Lab's work could eventually replace cereal crops’ need for nitrogen from chemical fertilizers.
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The MIT assistant professor is entranced by the beauty she finds pursuing chemistry.
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Method concentrates radionuclides in a small portion of a nuclear plant’s wastewater, allowing the rest to be recycled.
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J-WAFS zeroes in on food security as agricultural impacts of the climate crisis become more apparent
The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab presents a new report on climate, agriculture, water, and food security — with plans for more research.
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MIT-developed method may lead to portable devices for making the disinfectant on-site where it’s needed.
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