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Last June, Jake Porway typed up a blog post that he only expected friends and fellow data scientists to read. Why not, he asked, find a way for data scientists to partner with social...
March 26, 2012, 4:00 AM PDT | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
Susan Shaw’s mission is to save the world’s oceans. We spoke to her about her work on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
March 21, 2012, 4:00 AM PDT | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
Dietrich, who was named one of Boston’s top innovators, shares her vision for Terrafugia’s ‘flying car’ and explains how looking at past failures helped her develop the...
March 19, 2012, 4:37 AM PDT | By Molly Petrilla
As the ‘front-line troops’ in the global battle against epidemics, officers in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service chase germs and...
March 15, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
Using lessons learned from the 2008 stock-market collapse, financial firms ramp up the use of big data and high-performance computing to provide faster, more accurate information in the event of...
March 14, 2012, 2:17 AM PDT | By Matthew Malone
Non-native organisms create economic, ecological and social problems in the United States. Will new regulations, scientific findings and innovative solutions win the all-out war against these...
March 13, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Melanie D.G. Kaplan
Air pollution increases along with production and population, sending noxious cocktails of smog for neighboring nations to breathe. Scientists studying cross-border air pollutants hope to end the...
March 12, 2012, 5:31 AM PDT | By Jason Dearen