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"When you want to go to net zero and there are hours of the day with no sun and weeks when the wind is not blowing … nuclear becomes essential."
"Investors should purchase stocks from established companies—such as supermarkets—whose revenues are indexed to the inflation rate."
"New Gigafactory capacity is needed to build batteries. … Tesla must keep mining precious metals like lithium whose price is going up … ”
A new paper by Prof. Rahmandad and co-authors details the application of relatively simple, nuanced variables to enhance modeling capabilities.
On Sunday, May 15, Lecturer Jonathan Ruane became the first person from County Sligo, Ireland, to successfully reach the peak of Mt Everest.
Would tariffs on natural gas be an effective means of reducing revenue to Russia while limiting disruption to Europe? MIT Sloan Profs. weigh in.
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The pandemic has revealed to a wide audience the uncertainty that is part of scientific discovery. While it may be uncomfortable to publicly disclose that our scientific findings are continually scrutinized and frequently amended as scientific discovery continues to advance, increasing transparency ...
MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Bob Pozen talks with Tate Ryan-Mosley, reporter at MIT Technology Review, during MIT Technology Review's EmTech Next conference. The discussion surrounds "Impactful leadership in the era of the remote team."
As credit cards have become a popular form of payment method, researchers have noticed an interesting trend. People tend to spend more when using credit cards than cash. Not only are they more likely to buy something at a higher price, they also are likely to give larger tips and make more impulse b...
Pandemic defense requires a massive government program that engages the private sector; the public sector cannot and has not been able to handle health security problems of scale. However, relevant capabilities for invention, production, and distribution exist both in commerce and higher education. ...
The state must amend state law to provide competitive wages and a path to CNA certification for frontline workers who stepped up to serve as nurse aides during the pandemic.
When a startup disrupts incumbent market leaders and changes the basis of competition in an industry, as Tesla is doing in auto manufacturing, it’s the new problems they face and overcome that gives them the real advantage.
MIT Media Lab's Rosalind Picard will be a guest at "Live do Valor," hosted by Valor Econômico editor João Luiz Rosa, to discuss new developments in artificial intelligence applied to the healthcare industry.
MIT Sloan Lecturer Malia Lazu will discuss the role and responsibility of business to accelerate equity and inclusion in the wake of the historic protests following George Floyd’s murder.
This counter-intuitive result emerges because countries actually have little choice in how much they must reduce contact levels to control the epidemic.