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Negative emissions, positive economy
Negative emissions, positive economy The long-term goals of the Paris Agreement — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius and ideally 1.5 C in order to avert the worst impacts of climate change — may not be achievable by greenhouse gas emissions-reduction measures ...
Job connectivity improves resiliency in US cities, study finds
Job connectivity improves resiliency in US cities, study finds What makes urban labor markets more resilient? This is the question at the heart of a new study published in Nature Communications by members of MIT’s Connection Science Group. The researchers in this study, including MIT research scientist and Universidad ...
Asian Cities Increasing in Influence as Science and Innovation Centers While Europe and North America... Asian Cities Increasing in Influence as Science and Innovation Centers While Europe and North America Still Hold Sway, New Report Shows  IT News Online
Apr 13 Libby Kinsey takes on data science role at Ocado Technology - Retail Technology... Apr 13 Libby Kinsey takes on data science role at Ocado Technology  Retail Technology Innovation Hub
Nine MIT students awarded 2021 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Nine MIT students awarded 2021 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans An MIT senior and eight MIT graduate students are among the 30 recipients of this year’s P.D. Soros Fellowships for New Americans. In addition to senior Fiona Chen, MIT’s newest Soros winners include graduate students Aziza Almanakly, Alaleh Azhir, Brian ...
Talking outside the tower
Talking outside the tower Walking into MIT can feel like entering a foreign country — one with a number for every building and an unwieldy acronym for every organization. Deeper conversations are even more opaque, as fields and sub-fields command their own complex scientific ...
Task Force 2021 and Beyond moves into new phase
Task Force 2021 and Beyond moves into new phase Task Force 2021 and Beyond is entering the next major phase of its work to position MIT for the post-Covid world, co-chairs Rick Danheiser and Sanjay Sarma announced today in a letter to the MIT community.
In the first phase ...
Julie Soriero inducted into National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Hall of Fame
Julie Soriero inducted into National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Hall of Fame Former MIT Director of Athletics and head of the MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation Julie Soriero has been inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Hall of Fame, as announced by the NACDA ...
Standing in solidarity with the AAPI community
Standing in solidarity with the AAPI community On Saturday, April 3, members of the community — students, staff, faculty, and affiliates — with COVIDPass eligibility were invited to reflect, mourn, and show their solidarity with the MIT Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. A total of ...
“Timber Wars” from Oregon Public Broadcasting wins McElheny Award for local science reporting
“Timber Wars” from Oregon Public Broadcasting wins McElheny Award for local science reporting The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT has named Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Timber Wars” podcast as 2021 winner of the prestigious Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional science journalism. The seven-part series tells the story of how a ...
A better nasal swab for Covid-19 testing
A better nasal swab for Covid-19 testing Over nearly seven years researching 3D printing systems in MIT’s Media Lab, Jifei Ou SM ’14, PhD ’19 began to suspect the work could lead to better products. He never could have imagined it would help address supply shortages caused ...
Seeking the cellular mechanisms of disease, with help from machine learning
Seeking the cellular mechanisms of disease, with help from machine learning Caroline Uhler’s research blends machine learning and statistics with biology to better understand gene regulation, health, and disease. Despite this lofty mission, Uhler remains dedicated to her original career passion: teaching. “The students at MIT are amazing,” says Uhler. “That’s ...
Hands-on review: Zephyr gaming mouse
Hands-on review: Zephyr gaming mouse This is a beautiful computer mouse, lit with rainbow LEDs that shine through cut-outs in its shell, but it’s more than just a pretty face. It’s designed with gamers in mind and its form follows function.
Zephyr is designed for ...
Hands-on review: Blueair Blue Pure Purifying Fan
Hands-on review: Blueair Blue Pure Purifying Fan This Swedish-designed fan purifies air as it blows. It sets its sights squarely on the market Dyson has carved out for stylish air-purifying fans.
Where most Dysons only filter some of the air they put out (because of their clever ...
The race is on for the fastest charger
The race is on for the fastest charger The charger market is seeing a unification trend for improved user experience. With USB's compatible charging protocol, value-adding features such as ease-of-use, fast charging, and data transfer will upgrade chargers and optimize power management across multiple peripherals.
USB-PD (power delivery) ...

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