April 10, 2014
As MIT prepares to mark the anniversary of Sean Collier's death, the Globe's Shelley Murphy reports that MIT will honor Collier’s character. Israel Ruiz explains: “We know that standing by our values, by our spirit . . . the things Sean exemplified and illustrated will make us move forward.”
Ceremony of remembrance to mark one-year anniversary of MIT Police officer’s death.
MIT will unveil plans for a permanent memorial for Officer Collier on campus, organize community picnic to rally for the MIT Strong marathon team
On WGBH’s Under The Radar, Amy Traverso, food editor at Yankee Magazine, speaks with host Callie Crossley about Spyce, the robotic kitchen developed by MIT students that will soon become an actual restaurant in Boston. “It’s going to be a fast-casual chain in Downtown Crossing and the consulting chef is Daniel Boulud,” explains Traverso.
Prof. Alex Pentland speaks with Nikolai Kuznetsov of Forbes about Endor, the predictive analytics company he cofounded with Research Affiliate Yaniv Altshuler. “Endor aspires to give average investors and traders an easier time finding equal footing all while lending the investment industry more legitimacy,” said Pentland.
Researchers utilized weather data from the region between Texas, North Dakota, and Ohio to see if an increase in crop growth had an effect on area climate change. Kimberly Hickok writes for Science that there is "strong indication" that the regional changes in climate in the late 20th century can be attributed to “agriculture, and not changing sea surface temperature."