How much blame for global vaccine inequity should the WTO bear?

In November 2020, only eight months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared covid-19 a pandemic,…

Has remote work made conference tables obsolete?

Out with the giant conference table, in with the big screen. The traditional layout of meeting…

Advocating for vaccine equity

When Digbijay Mahat arrived at MIT in 2017 to begin his postdoctoral studies, he had one…

Launchpad for health care entrepreneurs

When computation and systems biology PhD student Elvira Kinzina was diagnosed with Lyme disease during her…

Global demand for African developers is on the rise

Four out of every ten African software developers now work for at least one company based…

Festival of Learning centers on guiding students from surviving to thriving

The Festival of Learning is an annual event for MIT faculty, students, and staff, co-sponsored by…

What stopped The Canadian Shield from supplying the PPE and rapid tests Canada needs?

After about six weeks of being down to illness, I now feel ‘well enough’ to record…

The West already monopolized scientific publishing. Covid made it worse.

For nearly a decade, Jorge Contreras has been railing against the broken system of scientific publishing.…

What the latest European covid-19 data suggests for the rest of the world

Europe might be seeing the end of the covid-19 emergency. A statement released yesterday by the…

Life Sciences Supermind Report outlines proposed solutions to re-imagine the global health ecosystem

The Covid-19 pandemic sent shockwaves through the life science ecosystem, uniting the scientific community with a…