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Urban Studies and Planning welcomes four new faculty for 2015-2016

Urban Studies and Planning welcomes four new faculty for 2015-2016

From public health to environmental policy and planning, diverse new perspectives add to a top-ranked department

September 4, 2015Read more
Are we a step closer to nuclear fusion?

Are we a step closer to nuclear fusion?

Researchers at MIT are bringing fusion closer to reality

September 4, 2015Read more
Metallic gels produce tunable light emission

Metallic gels produce tunable light emission

New family of luminescent materials could find broad uses in chemical and biological detectors

September 3, 2015Read more
Upholding disarmament agreements with engineering

Upholding disarmament agreements with engineering

PhD student Ruaridh Macdonald develops a tool to identify nuclear weapons without divulging too much

September 2, 2015Read more
Study provides scenarios for assessing long-term benefits of climate action

Study provides scenarios for assessing long-term benefits of climate action

Environmental Protection Agency uses scenarios to evaluate gains for agriculture, health, and other global concerns

September 2, 2015Read more
Smart home heating and cooling

Smart home heating and cooling

Alumnus uses radar expertise to design automated air-control system for homes

August 28, 2015Read more
There is a vast, untapped solar potential in New York City's roofs

There is a vast, untapped solar potential in New York City's roofs

Solar mapping startup Mapdwell, spun out of MIT, hits the Big Apple

August 28, 2015Read more
MIT Urban Scientist Imagines A Future Where Cars Literally Fold In Half

MIT Urban Scientist Imagines A Future Where Cars Literally Fold In Half

MIT urban research scientist Kent Larson looks into what transportation in densely packed cities will look like, amongst other urban issues

August 27, 2015Read more
This is what Obama just unveiled to boost solar

This is what Obama just unveiled to boost solar

The president is pushing a clean energy loan guarantee program, which helped electric car success story Tesla, but also failed solar company, Solyndra

August 25, 2015Read more
Tech companies crowd in at Kumbh to test real-time innovations

Tech companies crowd in at Kumbh to test real-time innovations

MIT researchers seize unique opportunity to study urbanization, transportation, and energy in India

August 24, 2015Read more