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Researchers create “The Consensus Game” to elevate AI’s text comprehension and generation skills

https://news.mit.edu/2024/researchers-create-consensus-game-elevate-ai-text-comprehension-generation-skills-0329

A first-ever complete map for elastic strain engineering

https://news.mit.edu/2024/first-ever-complete-map-elastic-strain-engineering-0329

Know Your HBS Staff: Paul Bronzo

https://www.hbs.edu/news/articles/Pages/paul-bronzo.aspx

Sanso: Satchu-Burgstone Runner-Up Prize Winner, Student Business Track, ...

https://youtu.be/Vbf6MD-Vx5U?si=_HruJ2_A8IS3lbQc

Solara: Sacerdote Grand Prize Winner, Social Enterprise Track, 2024 New ...

https://youtu.be/Ei4pYZuhwlY?si=124xgcmOtdcZ-uQZ

Trans Health HQ: Sacerdote Runner-Up Prize, Social Enterprise Track, 202...

https://youtu.be/OGBBJnbe4zE?si=9zmtEOBvbPKcsgfs

Shining a light on oil fields to make them more sustainable

https://news.mit.edu/2024/amplified-industries-helps-eliminate-spills-methane-leaks-0329

“Life is short, so aim high”

https://news.mit.edu/2024/rafael-jaramillo-developing-environmentally-beneficial-semiconductor-materials-0329

Atmospheric observations in China show rise in emissions of a potent greenhouse gas

https://news.mit.edu/2024/atmospheric-observations-china-show-rise-emissions-sulfur-hexafluoride-sf6-0328

VIAVI Solutions joins MIT.nano Consortium

https://news.mit.edu/2024/viavi-solutions-joins-mitnano-consortium-0328

Second round of seed grants awarded to MIT scholars studying the impact and applications of generative AI

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-scholars-awarded-second-round-seed-grants-generative-ai-0328

Is it the school, or the students?

https://news.mit.edu/2024/perception-good-schools-student-preparation-dependent-0328

Student spotlight: Victory Yinka-Banjo

https://news.mit.edu/2024/student-spotlight-victory-yinka-banjo-0327

A delicate dance

https://news.mit.edu/2024/delicate-dance-catherine-wolfram-0327

Persistent “hiccups” in a far-off galaxy draw astronomers to new black hole behavior

https://news.mit.edu/2024/persistent-hiccups-draws-astronomers-new-black-hole-behavior-0327

Abortion Influences Everything

 https://www.vox.com/even-better/24106111/abortion-mifepristone-kacsmaryk-fda-economic-military-readiness-mortality-mental-health-poverty

Inspirational Women in Business

 https://www.hbs.edu/news/articles/Pages/inspirational-women-in-business-video.aspx

Behind the Research: Isamar Troncoso

 https://www.hbs.edu/news/articles/Pages/isamar-troncoso-qa.aspx

Engineers find a new way to convert carbon dioxide into useful products

https://news.mit.edu/2024/engineers-find-new-way-convert-carbon-dioxide-useful-products-0327

New software enables blind and low-vision users to create interactive, accessible charts

https://news.mit.edu/2024/umwelt-enables-interactive-accessible-charts-creation-blind-low-vision-users-0327

Unlocking mRNA’s cancer-fighting potential

https://news.mit.edu/2024/strand-therapeutics-unlocks-mrna-cancer-fighting-potential-0327

How One Leader Overcame Career-Ending Adversity

 https://hbr.org/podcast/2024/03/how-one-leader-overcame-career-ending-adversity

A revolutionary, bold educational endeavor for Belize

https://news.mit.edu/2024/revolutionary-bold-educational-endeavor-belize-0326

MIT-derived algorithm helps forecast the frequency of extreme weather

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-derived-algorithm-helps-forecast-frequency-extreme-weather-0326

Algorithm helps forecast frequency of extreme weather

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI13fxpXEsY

Professor Michael Norton, “The Ritual Effect”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLQXg7NquWc

Artificial reef designed by MIT engineers could protect marine life, reduce storm damage

https://news.mit.edu/2024/artificial-reef-designed-mit-engineers-protect-marine-life-reduce-storm-damage-0326

With a new experimental technique, MIT engineers probe the mechanisms of landslides and earthquakes

https://news.mit.edu/2024/new-experimental-technique-probe-mechanisms-landslides-earthquakes-0325

Engineering household robots to have a little common sense

https://news.mit.edu/2024/engineering-household-robots-have-little-common-sense-0325

Large language models use a surprisingly simple mechanism to retrieve some stored knowledge

https://news.mit.edu/2024/large-language-models-use-surprisingly-simple-mechanism-retrieve-stored-knowledge-0325

Study: Movement disorder ALS and cognitive disorder FTLD show strong molecular overlaps

https://news.mit.edu/2024/als-ftld-show-strong-molecular-overlaps-0322

Students explore career opportunities in semiconductors

https://news.mit.edu/2024/students-explore-career-opportunities-semiconductors-0322

Ritual Effect Book Launch with HBS Faculty Band Performance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9AAmHArxkc

For MIT students, there is much to learn from crafting a chair

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-students-learn-from-crafting-a-chair-0322

A new way to quantify climate change impacts: “Outdoor days”

https://news.mit.edu/2024/new-way-quantify-climate-change-impacts-outdoor-days-0322

Think globally, rebuild locally

https://news.mit.edu/2024/think-globally-rebuild-locally

Understanding the impacts of mining on local environments and communities

https://news.mit.edu/2024/understanding-impacts-mining-local-environments-communities-0321

Lessons from Fukushima: Prepare for the unlikely

https://news.mit.edu/2024/lessons-from-fukushima-prepare-for-the-unlikely-0321

MIT announces financial aid and tuition rates for the 2024–25 academic year

https://news.mit.edu/2024/financial-aid-and-tuition-rates-2024-25-0321

AI generates high-quality images 30 times faster in a single step

https://news.mit.edu/2024/ai-generates-high-quality-images-30-times-faster-single-step-0321

Ever wonder how you can move fast in business— and fix things?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzxtWLfdsZ4

Optimizing nuclear fuels for next-generation reactors

https://news.mit.edu/2024/optimizing-nuclear-fuels-next-generation-reactors-ericmoore-jossou-0320

Free Speech and Community Values Working Group Q+A

https://www.hbs.edu/news/articles/Pages/free-speech-community-values-working-group.aspx

Sarah E. Light Appointed Inaugural Mitchell J. Blutt and Margo Krody Blutt Presidential Professor

https://news.wharton.upenn.edu/press-releases/2024/03/sarah-e-light-appointed-inaugural-mitchell-j-blutt-and-margo-krody-blutt-presidential-professor/

Study: Life’s building blocks are surprisingly stable in Venus-like conditions

https://news.mit.edu/2024/study-lifes-building-blocks-surprisingly-stable-venus-conditions-0320

Creative collisions: Crossing the art-science divide

https://news.mit.edu/2024/creative-collisions-crossing-art-science-divide-0319

Visting scholars from Ukraine kick off Global MIT At-Risk Fellows Program

https://news.mit.edu/2024/visting-scholars-ukraine-global-mit-risk-fellows-0319

3 Questions: Progress on updating MIT’s undergraduate curriculum

https://news.mit.edu/2024/3-questions-progress-updating-mit-undergraduate-curriculum-0319

The Great Creep Backward: Policy Responses to China’s Slowing Economy

 https://www.hks.harvard.edu/faculty-research/policycast/great-creep-backward-policy-responses-chinas-slowing-economy

A protein found in human sweat may protect against Lyme disease

https://news.mit.edu/2024/protein-found-human-sweat-may-protect-against-lyme-disease-0319

Pushing material boundaries for better electronics

https://news.mit.edu/2024/jeehwan-kim-pushing-material-boundaries-0319

New algorithm unlocks high-resolution insights for computer vision

https://news.mit.edu/2024/featup-algorithm-unlocks-high-resolution-insights-computer-vision-0318

How Used Products Can Unlock New Markets: Lessons from Apple's Refurbished iPhones

 https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/how-used-products-can-unlock-new-markets-lessons-from-apples-refurbished-iphones

Publish or Perish: What the Research Says About Productivity in Academia

 https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/publish-or-perish-what-the-research-says-about-productivity-in-academia

Five MIT faculty members take on Cancer Grand Challenges

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-faculty-take-on-cancer-grand-challenges-0318

Unlocking the quantum future

 https://news.mit.edu/2024/hackathon-unlocking-quantum-future-0318

Report: Employers Don’t Practice What They Preach on Skills-Based Hiring

 https://www.automotivedive.com/news/employers-failing-skills-based-hiring/708242/

How Harvard Business School Uses Generative AI In Its MBA Classrooms

 https://poetsandquants.com/2024/03/13/how-harvard-business-school-uses-generative-ai-in-its-mba-classrooms/

3 Questions: What you need to know about audio deepfakes

https://news.mit.edu/2024/what-you-need-to-know-audio-deepfakes-0315

Making the clean energy transition work for everyone

https://news.mit.edu/2024/making-clean-energy-transition-work-0315

Harvard Business School Rock Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts First Annual Demo Day

https://www.hbs.edu/news/releases/Pages/rock-center-demo-day.aspx

Study finds lands used for grazing can worsen or help climate change

https://news.mit.edu/2024/study-finds-lands-grazing-can-worsen-help-climate-change-0315

Envisioning a time when people age without fear of dementia

https://news.mit.edu/2024/william-li-researching-alzheimers-therapies-0315

2024 MacVicar Faculty Fellows named

https://news.mit.edu/2024/2024-macvicar-faculty-fellows-0315

Researchers help robots navigate efficiently in uncertain environments

https://news.mit.edu/2024/researchers-help-robots-navigate-efficiently-uncertain-environments-0314

Study finds workers misjudge wage markets

https://news.mit.edu/2024/study-finds-workers-misjudge-wage-markets-0314

“Imagine it, build it” at MIT

https://news.mit.edu/2024/imagine-it-build-it-at-mit-0314

Life on Mars, together

https://news.mit.edu/2024/life-on-mars-together-0313

Letting the Earth answer back: Designing better planetary conversations

https://news.mit.edu/2024/designing-better-planetary-conversations-chen-chu-0313

Exclusive: Feds to Offer New Support to Open-Source Developer

 https://www.axios.com/2024/03/07/biden-admin-open-source-security-promises

John Deighton, Harvard Business School—Platforms as a Tool for Value Creation

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-ftcgJWhic

Five Books To Develop Leadership Skills In 2024

 https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelwells/2024/03/10/5-leadership-books-to-develop-leadership-skills-in-2024/?sh=2d9ed4b92ca4

The Biggest Perk of Gig Work Might Also Be Its Downfall

 https://www.businessinsider.com/driving-for-uber-lyft-flexibility-gig-work-doordash-stock-earnings-2024-3

How free online courses from MIT can “transform the future of the world”

https://news.mit.edu/2024/how-online-mit-courses-can-transform-future-world-0312

Master bladesmith Bob Kramer’s lessons from the school of life

https://news.mit.edu/2024/master-bladesmith-bob-kramers-lessons-school-life-0312

How to Bring Good Ideas to Life: The Paul English Story

https://hbr.org/podcast/2024/03/how-to-bring-good-ideas-to-life-the-paul-english-story

Ken Johnson Jr., MIT DAPER director of communications, promotions, and marketing, dies at 47

https://news.mit.edu/2024/ken-johnson-daper-director-communications-promotions-marketing-dies-0312

A sprayable gel could make minimally invasive surgeries simpler and safer

https://news.mit.edu/2024/sprayable-gel-could-make-minimally-invasive-surgeries-simpler-safer-0312

New system monitors and controls spraying

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KTE_-P21Jk

Boosting student engagement and workforce development in microelectronics

https://news.mit.edu/2024/northeast-microelectronics-internship-program-0312

Wharton Executive Education Helps Close the Management Competency Gap with People Management for Emerging Leaders

 https://news.wharton.upenn.edu/press-releases/2024/03/wharton-executive-education-helps-close-the-management-competency-gap-with-people-management-for-emerging-leaders/

Scientists develop a rapid gene-editing screen to find effects of cancer mutations

https://news.mit.edu/2024/scientists-develop-rapid-gene-editing-screen-effects-cancer-mutations-0312

Reducing pesticide use while increasing effectiveness

https://news.mit.edu/2024/reducing-pesticide-use-while-increasing-effectiveness-agzen-0312

Exploring the cellular neighborhood

https://news.mit.edu/2024/exploring-cellular-neighborhood-0311

A new sensor detects harmful “forever chemicals” in drinking water

https://news.mit.edu/2024/new-sensor-detects-harmful-forever-chemicals-drinking-water-0311

Islamophobia and Anti-Arabism Working Group Q+A

https://www.hbs.edu/news/articles/Pages/islamophobia-and-anti-arabism-working-group.aspx

For people who speak many languages, there’s something special about their native tongue

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-study-polyglots-brain-processing-native-language-0310

Self-assembly at the macro scale

 https://www.youtube.com/shorts/8_AKhPQcp6A

Do People Want to Work Anymore?

 https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/do-people-want-to-work-anymore

Lean Into Failure: How to Make Mistakes That Work

 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/132-lean-into-failure-how-to-make-mistakes-that-work/id1494989268?i=1000648087555

2024 Lipman Family Prize Winners Named

https://news.wharton.upenn.edu/press-releases/2024/03/2024-lipman-family-prize-winners-named/

Researchers enhance peripheral vision in AI models

https://news.mit.edu/2024/researchers-enhance-peripheral-vision-ai-models-0308

How sensory gamma rhythm stimulation clears amyloid in Alzheimer’s mice

https://news.mit.edu/2024/how-sensory-gamma-rhythm-stimulation-clears-amyloid-alzheimers-mice-0307

Is this the future of fashion?

https://news.mit.edu/2024/4d-knit-dress-future-of-fashion-0307

Three MIT alumni graduate from NASA astronaut training

https://news.mit.edu/2024/three-mit-alumni-graduate-nasa-astronaut-training-0307

How the brain coordinates speaking and breathing

https://news.mit.edu/2024/how-brain-coordinates-speaking-and-breathing-0307

Self-assembly at the macro scale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_AKhPQcp6A

Wharton Profs. Susan Wachter, Michael Roberts, David Musto and Christina Skinner to Present on the Real Estate Market, Financial Literacy and AI, Share Buybacks and Financial Markets at Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Virtual Program, April 11

https://news.wharton.upenn.edu/press-releases/2024/03/wharton-profs-susan-wachter-michael-roberts-david-musto-and-christina-skinner-to-present-on-the-real-estate-market-financial-literacy-and-ai-share-buybacks-and-financial-markets-at-wharton-semina/

Method rapidly verifies that a robot will avoid collisions

https://news.mit.edu/2024/method-rapidly-verifies-robot-will-avoid-collisions-0307

Deciphering the cellular mechanisms behind ALS

https://news.mit.edu/2024/ernest-fraenkel-deciphering-cellular-mechanisms-behind-als-0306

A noninvasive treatment for “chemo brain”

https://news.mit.edu/2024/noninvasive-treatment-chemo-brain-0306

MIT scientists use a new type of nanoparticle to make vaccines more powerful

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-scientists-use-new-nanoparticle-more-powerful-vaccines-0306

New exhibits showcase trailblazing MIT women

https://news.mit.edu/2024/new-exhibits-showcase-trailblazing-mit-women-0306

Harvard Business School Announces Spring 2024 Cohort of Executive Fellows

https://www.hbs.edu/news/releases/Pages/spring-2024-executive-fellows.aspx

A Peek at the MBA Experience

https://www.hbs.edu/news/articles/Pages/peek-2024.aspx

Nicole McGaa: Ensuring safe travels in space

https://news.mit.edu/2024/nicole-mcgaa-ensuring-safe-travels-space-0306

“This MIT Bootcamp shook everything upside down and has given me the spirit of innovation”

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-bootcamp-tackling-substance-use-disorder-biomedical-device-innovation-0305

The Commercialization of University Research: The Role of People versus Place

 https://cepr.org/voxeu/columns/commercialisation-university-research-role-people-versus-place

Why Not Require a Civics Test as a Rite of Passage for All Americans?

 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2024/03/04/daniel-pink-why-not-civics-test/

Friction 101: How to Make the Right Things Easier and Wrong Things Harder

 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fixable/id1677016372?i=1000647581355

Curiosity Unbounded, Episode 7 — Staying radical and relevant

https://youtu.be/6gj3w-feaOs?si=C16EgLypmsvhfqX4

Using generative AI to improve software testing

https://news.mit.edu/2024/using-generative-ai-improve-software-testing-datacebo-0305

School of Science announces 2024 Infinite Expansion Awards

 https://news.mit.edu/2024/school-science-infinite-expansion-awards-0304

At Sustainability Connect 2024, a look at how MIT is decarbonizing its campus

https://news.mit.edu/2024/sustainability-connect-how-mit-is-decarbonizing-campus-0304

Ursula von Rydingsvard’s Sculpture on View at Harvard Business School

https://www.hbs.edu/news/releases/Pages/ursula-von-rydingsvard-sculpture.aspx

Schmidt Sciences Names Wharton Professor Daniel Rock to Second Cohort of AI2050 Early Career Fellows

https://news.wharton.upenn.edu/press-releases/2024/03/schmidt-sciences-names-wharton-professor-daniel-rock-to-second-cohort-of-ai2050-early-career-fellows/

This is MIT

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbFHYYR0ItM

Exposure to different kinds of music influences how the brain interprets rhythm

 https://news.mit.edu/2024/exposure-different-kinds-music-influences-how-brain-interprets-rhythm-0304

Tests show high-temperature superconducting magnets are ready for fusion

https://news.mit.edu/2024/tests-show-high-temperature-superconducting-magnets-fusion-ready-0304

Study determines the original orientations of rocks drilled on Mars

https://news.mit.edu/2024/study-determines-original-orientations-rocks-drilled-mars-0304

Four-peat: MIT students take first place in the 84th Putnam Math Competition

https://news.mit.edu/2024/four-peat-mit-students-first-place-putnam-math-competition-0301

First-year MIT students gain hands-on research experience in supportive peer community

https://news.mit.edu/2024/first-year-students-hands-on-research-experience-supportive-peer-community-0301

Three Lincoln Laboratory inventions named IEEE Milestones

https://news.mit.edu/2024/lincoln-laboratory-inventions-named-ieee-milestones-0301

A careful rethinking of the Iraq War

https://news.mit.edu/2024/roger-petersen-book-rethinking-iraq-war-0301

Startup accelerates progress toward light-speed computing

https://news.mit.edu/2024/startup-lightmatter-accelerates-progress-toward-light-speed-computing-0301

Dealing with the limitations of our noisy world

https://news.mit.edu/2024/tamara-broderick-quantifying-uncertainty-0301

Eight from MIT named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows

https://news.mit.edu/2024/sloan-research-fellows-0229

Power when the sun doesn’t shine

https://news.mit.edu/2024/power-when-sun-doesnt-shine-0229

Brain surgery training from an avatar