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Job connectivity improves resiliency in U.S. cities

What makes urban labor markets more resilient? This is the question at the heart of a new study published in Nature Communications by members of MIT’s Connection Science Group. The researchers in this study, including MIT research scientist and Universidad Carlos III (Spain) Professor Esteban Moro; University of Pittsburgh professor and former MIT postdoc Morgan Frank, MIT Professor Alex...

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MIT researchers publish new study on social learning dynamics

Prof. Sandy Pentland (Media Lab and IDSS) and Prof. Joshua Tenenbaum (Brain and Cognitive Sciences) are among the co-authors of "Bayesian collective learning emerges from heuristic social learning" to be published in the July 2021 edition of Cognition. The paper draws on data from eToro, a social financial trading tool and sheds new light on how people gather...

3 Questions: AI for Healthcare Equity

Regina Barzilay, Fotini Christia, and Collin Stultz describe how artificial intelligence and machine learning can support fairness, personalization, and inclusiveness in health care.

Modeling Framework to Evaluate Vaccine Strategies against the COVID-19 Pandemic

CBI's Biomanufacturing Group published "Modeling Framework to Evaluate Vaccine Strategies against the COVID-19 Pandemic" in the journal Systems as part of a special issue titled Systemic Thinking in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis. The paper provides a systems-level modeling framework to guide the development of analytical tools aimed at informing time-critical decisions to make vaccines globally and equitably...

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