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The Tech | Feb 08, 2013

MIT students frequently use the T and other MassDOT transit systems; since 2010, our IDs even come with a built-in Charlie Card chip. But most students are unfamiliar with the inner workings of the transit system. I was excited to take advantage of one of the opportunities offered this IAP and...

WBUR | Feb 05, 2013

By Henry (Jake) Jacoby 


Mitigating climate change doesn’t sound as monumental as ending, or reversing climate change. But with global phenomenon already “contributing to the deaths of nearly 400,000 people a year and costing the...

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LA Times | Jan 23, 2013
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PBS News Hour | Jan 23, 2013

Paint Pigment, Violent Raccoons and Other Surprising Mercury Trivia

January 18, 2013
By: Jenny Marder

Delegates gathered in Geneva this week to negotiate for a global treaty to regulate the toxic chemical mercury.

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Scientific American | Jan 22, 2013


As United Nations delegates end their mercury...

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Washington Post | Jan 17, 2013

By Juliet Eilperin

As winter begins to tighten its grip on much of the United States, air conditioning doesn’t seem like much of a survival strategy. But a new study has found that home air...

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New York Times | Jan 15, 2013

By Justin Gillis

I would guess a few Green readers had the experience, over the holidays, of arguing yet again about...

Energy Biz | Jan 14, 2013

A Win for Energy and America

By John Reilly

THE NEW - STILL DIVIDED - CONGRESS reconvenes this month, and its first order of business is the looming federal deficit. The president made his desires clear in his victory speech: "We want our children to live in...

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MIT News | Jan 14, 2013

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Ten MIT students are having an experience of a lifetime as they join officials from around the world for the fifth and...

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New York Times | Dec 12, 2012

By: Kate Galbraith

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The harm that can be caused by consuming or breathing mercury is well known and terrible. A pregnant woman, eating too much of the wrong kind of fish, risks bearing a child with neurological damage. Adults...