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Building for Real With Digital Blocks

3 days ago   |   NY Times

To improve community structures with citizens' input, the United Nations uses a computer game inspired by Lego.
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Why Most Companies Are Failing at Artificial Intelligence: Eye on A.I

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Most companies that say they're using artificial intelligence have yet to gain any value from their A.I. investments. A survey from MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston...
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500 years later, MIT proves Da Vinci's bridge design works

500 years later, MIT proves Da Vinci's bridge design works

3 days ago   |   WCVB

If accepted at the time, the design would have likely revolutionized architecture.
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MIT, Harvard profs win Nobel Prize for anti-poverty research

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

A trio of Boston-area academics have received the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work running experiments to test anti-poverty measures. The $918,000 cash award went to the...
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This year's 3 winners of the economics Nobel Prize revolutionized how we think about poverty. Here's an intro to their most essential research

This year's 3 winners of the economics Nobel Prize revolutionized how we think about poverty. Here's an intro to their most essential research

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics was jointly awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their pioneering work in economics for the developing world. The...
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Meet Esther Duflo, the Second Woman Ever to Win the Nobel Prize in Economics

4 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Nobel Prize in Economics' 2019 winner Esther Duflo became the youngest woman to win the award on Monday, and says it is “incredibly humbling.” Duflo, 46, who hails from MIT...
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Harvard, MIT economists receive Nobel Prize for their work on how to reduce poverty

Harvard, MIT economists receive Nobel Prize for their work on how to reduce poverty

4 days ago   |   WLWT

Their groundbreaking work is now helping millions of children in India, and showing areas how cheap health care compares to coverage that's free.
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3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By PAUL WISEMAN and ALEKSANDAR LJUBOJEVIC STOCKHOLM - Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel...
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Nobel Prize in Economics Goes to 3 Professors for Work on Alleviating Global Poverty

4 days ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Michael Kremer of Harvard University were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics “for...
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Could CRISPR Be Used as a Targeted Virus-Killer?-Brainstorm Health

7 days ago   |   Fortune

Happy Friday, readers. New research from the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard carries a tantalizing proposition: CRISPR gene-editing could be used to home in on, and destroy...
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The first all-female spacewalk is underway

The first all-female spacewalk is underway

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch are conducting the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station. Read more ...

Shaq helps paralyzed Atlanta boy, family with a place to stay

Shaq helps paralyzed Atlanta boy, family with a place to stay

Shaquille O'Neal said he's going to help the mother "get back on her feet." Read more ...

Wisconsin school guard says he was fired for using racial slur when telling...

Wisconsin school guard says he was fired for using racial slur when telling student not to call him that

"As a black man, I have a right not to be called that word," he said. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after traces of asbestos found

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after traces of asbestos found

The recall is limited to one lot of Johnson's Baby Powder produced and shipped in the United States in 2018, the company said. Read more ...

Greg Hardy's win over Ben Sosoli changed to no-contest after illegal use of...

Greg Hardy's win over Ben Sosoli changed to no-contest after illegal use of inhaler

Greg Hardy was allowed to use his inhaler between rounds in his fight Friday which is completely illegal. Read more ...

John Carlson's 3-point night helps Capitals beat Rangers 5-2

John Carlson's 3-point night helps Capitals beat Rangers 5-2

WASHINGTON - John Carlson added three assists to his historic start, T.J. Oshie scored two power-play goals and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Friday... Read more ...

LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

NEW YORK - DJ LeMahieu drove Justin Verlander's second pitch over the wall, then Aaron Hicks sent the fans at Yankee Stadium into a frenzy with a three-run homer off the foul... Read more ...

Moment woman falls onto subway tracks and is pulled to safety

Moment woman falls onto subway tracks and is pulled to safety

Bystanders jumped to action when a woman fell onto the tracks of the Pueyrredon station in Buenos Aires. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder due to asbestos concerns

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder due to asbestos concerns

If you or someone you provide care for owns a bottle of Johnson's Baby Powder with a certain product lot number, you're advised to stop using it, the company said in its notice. Read more ...

Friday Night Hits Week 8: Drive of the Week

Friday Night Hits Week 8: Drive of the Week

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