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Study: Preschoolers learn from math games — to a point
MIT News | July 06, 2017

A study co-authored by Professor Esther Duflo finds games for pre-schoolers can improve conceptual math skills, however, the gains may not carry ...


Investigating the trap of unemployment
MIT News | June 29, 2017

PhD student Aicha Ben Dhia studies France’s labor market from the perspective of local job-seekers.


QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2017-18
MIT News | June 08, 2017

Ranked at the top for the sixth straight year, the Institute also places first in 12 of 46 disciplines.


Four Lectures on Causality
SDSC | May 25, 2017

On May 10 and 11, Jonas Peters (University of Copenhagen) gave four lectures on causality. Slides and videos are available.


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Illuminating Uncertainty
MIT News | May 12, 2017

Youssef Marzouk aims to improve predictions of everything from underground pollution to daily weather.