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VICE

研究机构亨特·奥尔科特采访 Vice reporter David Shultz about his research on the nutrition gap in America. Allcott and his colleagues “have proposed a sort of expansion on the soda tax, 对不健康食品征收更多的税, 这些钱被用来补贴更健康的食品,” writes Shultz.

Inside Higher Ed

宝拉·哈蒙德教授, 巴黎人入口学院化学工程系的系主任, has been selected to serve on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, “一群负责科学研究的外部顾问, technology and innovation policy recommendations to the White House and the president,Alexis grave报道 Inside Higher Ed. Professors Maria Zuber, 巴黎人入口学院负责研究的副校长, and Eric Lander, the president’s science adviser and director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 委员会有两位共同主席吗.

Forbes

Forbes contributor Jeff Kart spotlights the teams selected for MIT Solve’s Resilient Ecosystems Challenge, 重点关注社区如何可持续保护, 管理和恢复当地的生态系统. “生态系统在很多方面都是社区的关键资源, and face their own pressures from both the climate crisis and development,” says Alexander Dale, 可持续发展和美国经济的领先地位.S. communities at MIT Solve. “找到加强生态系统抵御这些冲击和压力的方法,同时帮助当地社区蓬勃发展,是人类长期成功的关键.”

New York Times

New York Times columnist Thomas B. Edsall spotlights Prof. 大卫·奥特尔对美国男性状况的研究.S., including the growing gender gaps in educational attainment and the labor market.   

Fast Company

研究生Ken Nakagaki的微型变形机器人, called Hermits, have changeable mechanical shells that allow the robots to acquire new capabilities, reports Mark Wilson for Fast Company. 隐士计划被选为 Fast Company’s 2021年学生类设计创新奖. 

TechCrunch

老年实验室的一项新研究发现,驾驶员在使用部分自动驾驶系统时可能会变得注意力不集中, reports Rebecca Bellan for TechCrunch. 贝兰写道,这项研究的目标是“提倡驾驶员注意力管理系统,这种系统可以实时给驾驶员反馈,或者调整自动化功能,以适应驾驶员的注意力水平。.”

Fast Company

“守护者:联合王国。,这是一款由媒体实验室开发者克雷格·弗格森开发的视频游戏, has been awarded Fast Company’s 20201健康类设计创新奖. The game employs behavioral activation techniques to address mental health, allowing players to advance when they’ve completed tasks such as going on a walk or drawing a picture.

Boston.com

巴黎人入口学院研究人员的一项新研究发现,在去年Covid-19大流行最严重的时候,越来越多的人开始走路, 但他们的步行量与他们的收入水平有关, reports Arianna MacNeill for Boston.com. The researchers found “people in higher-income areas walked more during the pandemic, 而低收入地区的人——包括双poc较多的社区以及患有糖尿病和肥胖症等长期疾病的人——步行较少,” writes MacNeill.

CNN

CNN记者阿什利·斯特里克兰(Ashley Strickland)重点报道了一年级学生克里斯托弗·米斯基塔(Kristoff Misquitta)的工作,他赢得了2020年基因太空竞赛,该竞赛旨在了解人类肝脏在太空中的功能. "We're trying to develop a powerful and efficient workflow to understand the state of the liver in space, 并以此为基础来理解目前宇航员服药方式的一些问题并纠正巴黎人会员登录发现的问题," explains Misquitta. “希望巴黎人会员登录可以利用这个平台,有朝一日开发出更先进、更不同类型的药物."

NBC Boston

奥利佛·“奥利”·斯穆特1962与波士顿全国广播公司的罗布·迈克尔森谈论斯穆特的起源和历史, 这个测量单位是斯穆特和他的朋友们用他的身体长度测量从剑桥到波士顿的马萨诸塞大道的桥梁时创造出来的.

The Wall Street Journal

Prof. 克里斯托弗·马吉(Christopher Magee)和他的同事开发了一种新方法,可以帮助巴黎人会员登录了解不同的创新有多快, 克里斯托弗·米姆斯报道 The Wall Street Journal.  Magee和巴黎人入口学院前研究员Anuraag Singh开发了一个搜索引擎,用户可以“在几分之一秒内回答任何特定技术的发展速度有多快的问题”,” writes Mims.

Reuters

该研究所教授达隆·阿西莫格鲁(Daron Acemoglu)与人合著的一项新研究发现,劳动力年龄较大的国家使用机器人的比例正出现更大增长, 蒂莫西·阿佩尔为路透社报道. 阿西莫格鲁和他波士顿大学的同事帕斯卡尔·雷斯特雷波发现,“在不同国家使用机器人的情况中,仅年龄就占了35%。, with those having older workers far more likely to adopt the machines.”

Times Higher Ed

Times Higher Ed 记者Matthew Reisz纪念了教授. Jing Wang, “a literary scholar who became a leading expert in Chinese literature and digital media.” Prof. 艾玛•滕(Emma Teng)回忆道,王健林是一位“创新者”, activist and passionate teacher” whose “long career was defined by her intellectual curiosity, drive and energy, and unwavering integrity.”

Mashable

Prof. Justin Reich speaks with Mashable reporter Chris Taylor about the need to rethink the future of education and how kids learn. “There are going to be more interruptions in schooling in the future,” says Reich. “More fires, more floods, more freezing, more pandemic events, more tropical diseases migrating. 西方将继续发生可怕的火灾. When it’s unsafe to travel, kids should be able to switch to remote learning for a week or two.”

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Despite the pandemic, 巴黎人入口学院继续教学, learning, 支持研究所的使命, 探索世界,寻找新的方法让世界变得更好. To those arriving on campus for the first time, and to those returning: Welcome home.

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