MIT economist: Kick the oil habit

...not No. 1 in oil anymore."Proven reserves in the U.S. have dramatically increased, but not in Alaska," Scott Stern, MIT professor of management, told attendees at Juneau Economic Development Council's Innovation Summit on Wednesday.Another...
Bomber's college friends face sentencing had the power to help law enforcement identify Tsarnaev and prevent additional violence, possibly including the murder of MIT police Officer Sean Collier, who was killed by the Tsarnaev brothers as they tried to flee the area after the FBI released their...
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Lawyer pleads for bomber's life

...wounded more than 260 other people near the marathon's finish line on April 15, 2013. He was also found guilty of killing an MIT police officer during the Tsarnaev brothers' getaway attempt.This stage of the trial will determine whether he is executed...
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Kerry, Iran FM hold nuke talks in NY

...restrictions back into place quickly if Iran is caught cheating.At a breakfast meeting with journalists, Moniz, a former MIT physics department head, provided some new detail on the combination of technical limits that the U.S. says would keep Iran...
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Prized medal stays, this time

...medal in 2004, a New York triumph, last year's epic race when he won with the names of the three bombing victims and murdered MIT police officer Sean Collier written on his racing bib. Pushing on, while puking his guts out? He expected no less of himself...
Tsarnaev guilty on all charges

...23-year-old Chinese graduate student at Boston University, and Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old restaurant manager. MIT Officer Sean Collier was shot to death at close range days later.In a statement, Collier's family welcomed the verdict and...
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Jury sees photo of defiant Tsarnaev

...bombing, carried out by Tsarnaev and his older brother, Tamerlan, to punish the U.S. for its wars in Muslim countries. An MIT police officer was shot to death days later as the brothers tried to get away.Tsarnaev was convicted earlier this month of...
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Hawai'i's poet laureate Kealoha visits Juneau

When you first learn that Hawaii's Poet Laureate, Kealoha, graduated from MIT with a degree in nuclear physics, it may strike you as an odd combination of hard-core science and fluid creativity. But once...
Innovation Summit opens today

...and Mark Skinner. Stern is chairman of the Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His research has focused on entrepreneurial strategy and innovation. Some of Stern's more recent...
Crab shell socks: Coming soon to a retailer near you

...multiple initiatives to fully use various ocean products. Moving beyond oilAt this year's Innovation Summit, Scott Stern from MIT spoke on the necessity for Alaska to begin using more of its biggest natural resource: fish.The price of oil has been steadily...


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