Building a decentralized bank for micro businesses in Latin America

In Barranquilla, Colombia, Edinson Flores has run a small, family-owned fast-food business for many years. But…

Students imagine better products, services, and infrastructure for an aging society

A pop-up hearing aid exposition called HearWeAre. A travel agency that matches older and younger travelers…

Thirteen from MIT awarded 2022 Fulbright Fellowships

Thirteen MIT undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni have been awarded Fulbright fellowships to pursue projects overseas…

MIT announces five flagship projects in first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition

MIT today announced the five flagship projects selected in its first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition. These…

Q&A: Climate Grand Challenges finalists on using data and science to forecast climate-related risk

Note: This is the final article in a four-part interview series featuring the work of the…

With new industry, a new era for cities

Kista Science City, just north of Stockholm, is Sweden’s version of Silicon Valley. Anchored by a…

MIT Morningside Academy for Design created as a new hub for cross-disciplinary education, research, and innovation

MIT President L. Rafael Reif today announced the creation of the MIT Morningside Academy for Design,…

New power sources

In the mid-1990s, a few energy activists in Massachusetts had a vision: What if citizens had…