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Pop-Up Disaster Relief Groups Are Navigating A Devastated Puerto Rico

By Sean Captain Ad-hoc disaster relief groups are forming to bring much-needed help and supplies to disaster-stricken areas.
Good old-fashioned American initiative often kicks

NASA scientists just streamlined the search for Earth-like planets

By Melissa Locker You know that old climate change cautionary bumper sticker about how “there is no Planet B” so we should hug

There's something in the water

By Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Groundwater in rural Bangladesh contains arsenic at 10 to 100 times the amount

These 6 PSAs From Young Filmmakers Were Just Voted Best Of The Year

By Ben Paynter The ADCAN awards honor young filmmakers who create short films for causes, from food waste to solar energy.
So much food

After the Nightmare Project: Lessons Learned

By Emludolph We’ve all had at least one: a nightmare project that you wish you could walk away from.
Once you’ve abandoned the idea

Gene circuit switches on inside cancer cells, triggers immune attack

By Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent Researchers at MIT have developed a synthetic gene circuit that triggers the body’s immune system to

Will Ferrell Is Your Distracted Dad In These Tech Responsibility PSAs

By Jeff Beer Common Sense Media just wants families to put the damn phone down and spend some quality time together.
What: A new

Start spreading the news: GM’s self-driving cars head to New York

By Harry McCracken In the United States, at least, the single most challenging terrain for self-driving cars may be New York City, where

How we determine who’s to blame

By Anne Trafton | MIT News Office How do people assign a cause to events they witness? Some philosophers have suggested that people

Acumen and Martin Schoeller Launch #SeePeople Campaign to Change the Way the World Sees the Poor

By Andrew Bowe October 17, 2017 – New York, NY – Acumen, the nonprofit social venture fund, has teamed up with renowned photographer