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March 27, 2018

Device harvests water from desert air

MIT researchers develop a system that harvests drinkable water out of desert air. The device was recently successfully field tested...
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March 27, 2018

MIT program will purchase carbon offsets for student travel

MIT Sloan School of Management will launch a pilot program to purchase carbon offsets for the three MBA and one Master...
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March 27, 2018

Fusion Power

MIT Energy Initiative and Commonwealth Fusion Systems launch a research plan to create a fusion power plant within the next 15 years....
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March 12, 2018

Rethinking how we count carbon emissions

Researchers affiliated with the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change MIT Joint Program on the Science and...
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March 12, 2018

Urban heat island effects depend on a city’s layout

The blueprint of a city's arrangement determines how heat builds up in that area. In a project supported by the MIT...
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February 22, 2018

System draws power from daily temperature swings

Thermoelectric devices, which can generate power when one side of the device is a different temperature from the other, have...
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February 22, 2018

Energy-efficient encryption for the internet of things

MIT researchers have built a new chip, hardwired to perform public-key encryption, that consumes only 1/400 as much power as...
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February 22, 2018

Intensive agriculture influences U.S. regional summer climate, study finds

MIT and Dartmouth researchers report an increase in corn and soybean production in the Midwest that may have led to...
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