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Astronomer resigns over sexual harassment in astronomy from Berkeley, told The New York Times.Ballard, now a post-doctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said her former professor talked to her about his sexual experiences as a young man and tried to give...
Nation and World
Princeton economist wins Nobel

...development economics' equivalent of a get-rich-quick scheme," said Daron Acemoglu, an economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "His work is based on being meticulous at every stage."In his 2013 book, "The Great Escape...
Nation and World
My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...and resources; high transport costs, etc. The result of these characteristics, according to former Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Charles Kindleberger's terminology, "capacity of transformation" is that Alaska's appears...
Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

...three people and injured more than 260, including 18 people who lost legs. The brothers also killed a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer days later.In a message Tsarnaev scrawled inside a boat he hid in before he was captured...
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Teen catches math error in golden ratio at Boston museum

...very long time" without being noticed.Joseph tells ( ) that catching the error was exciting. He hopes to return to the state someday to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Tsarnaev guilty on all charges on edge for days.Tsarnaev was found responsible not only for those deaths but for the killing of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer who was gunned down days later."It's not a happy occasion, but it's something...
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Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power with flying turbine the ground through high-strength conductive tethers.Altaeros Energies was founded in 2010 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to take advantage of energy offered by wind that blows hundreds of feet high, Altaeros co-founder Adam...
Outside Editorial: The EPA's rule on mercury will save lives

...Harvard School of Public Health. Michael Greenstone is a professor of environmental economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cass R. Sunstein is a professor at Harvard Law School; he worked on the mercury rule while serving...
Grant to help Alaska tribe sell crafts online

...want to be able to see an Eskimo kid hunt caribou by day and go to Philadelphia University or MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) or the college of their choosing at night," Boucher said. "If the Native Americans start leaving...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...year, the Phoenix program at Juneau-Douglas High School sent graduates to Yale, Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Yet some students and parents today are concerned the alternative program won't survive. ``There...


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