3 Questions with Richard Nielsen: How political science helps combat terrorism
SHASS / MIT News | February 6, 2017

Richard Nielsen explores why some Muslim clerics adopt the ideology of militant jihad while most do not.

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Trump Rejects Science, Technology, Economics, and the Constitution With His Two-for-One Executive Order
The Huffington Post | February 1, 2017

Opinion piece by Nicholas Ashford on President Trump's recent executive order.

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Higher Rates Of Hate Crimes Are Tied To Income Inequality
FiveThirtyEight | February 1, 2017

Piece by Engineering Systems PhD candidate Maia Majumder

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Aligning Policies for Low-Carbon Systemic Innovation in Europe
Centre for European Policy Studies | February 1, 2017

Report co-authored by Nicholas Ashford proposes 10 steps to embed low-carbon innovation in EU policy process.

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Explained: Greenhouse gases
MIT News Office | January 30, 2017

New research from Jessika Trancik and Susan Solomon (EAPS) looks at the potency and duration of greenhouse gases other than carbon dioxide.

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MIT Election Data and Science Lab launches
SHASS/MIT News | January 26, 2017

Founded by political scientist Charles Stewart III, the Election Lab focuses on non-partisan research, data, and analysis to improve elections.

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What can data science tell us about literature?
MIT IDSS | January 25, 2017

Research by IDSS postdoctoral associate Santiago Segarra and team used a network-based tool to analyze Shakespearean plays.

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Technological progress alone won’t stem resource use
MIT News Office | January 19, 2017

Research by Chris Magee and co-author finds no evidence of an overall reduction in the world’s consumption of materials.

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Rethinking how we get around
MIT News Office | January 13, 2017

Paul Kishimoto, a PhD student in IDSS, probes the future of transportation in China.

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Trancik Lab: From Data to Action
MIT Scope | January 13, 2017

The Trancik Lab uses data models to answer questions about energy technologies from photovoltaics to electric cars.

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