Having two of the top universities in the world within a couple of miles of each other doesn't hurt. But Boyd Cohen looks at Boston's cutting-edge efforts to foster innovation within and outside of its universities, that make it a global leader.
Jul 9, 2012 Fast Company Co.Exist
Raillan Brooks examines a new report from MIT, which shows that Latin America has a higher percentage of cities planning for climate change than other sections of the globe.
Jun 11, 2012 Next American City
Michael J. Coren has a preview of an MIT report that lays out the economic and environmental benefits of stiffer pavement.
Jun 5, 2012 Fast Co.Exist
Andres Sevstuk, lecturer at MIT and head of the City Form Research Group describes how the new Urban Network Analysis toolbox is "taking a much more rigorous approach to look at the work of urban design."
Oct 4, 2011 The Boston Globe
Andres Sevstuk, lecturer at MIT and head of the City Form Research Group describes how the new Urban Network Analysis Toolbox is, "taking a much more rigorous approach to look at the work of urban design."
Aug 4, 2011 The Boston Globe
Prompted by Google's latest invention - the car that drives itself, the NYT sought four different perspectives on how to approach the onslaught of aging baby boomers behind the wheel: An M.I.T. scientist, Rand economist, Yale doctor, and an AARP V.P.
Oct 22, 2010 The New York Times - Opinion - Room For Debate
Chemical engineers at MIT were recently able to create solar energy that is 100 times more concentrated than that created by a conventional photovoltaic cell. The secret? Carbon nanotubes.
Oct 2, 2010 Green Muze
William J. Mitchell, dean of the school of architecture and planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, died last week. He was a pioneer in the use of computers for design and planning.
Jun 16, 2010 The New York Times
The problem with white roofs is that while they keep apartments and the atmosphere cool, come winter people want that heat to absorb. A new high-tech roofing material switches from white to black when needed.
Oct 12, 2009 Fast Company
A study from MIT's Department of Mathematics provides new means of understanding how traffic jams form.
Jun 16, 2009 Science Daily