People must retain control of autonomous vehicles
In a commentary for Nature, Ashley Nunes, Bryan Reimer and Joseph Coughlin of the MIT AgeLab discuss how current legislation does not sufficiently account for the risks associated with operating autonomous vehicles. “Policymakers need to work more closely with academics and manufacturers to design appropriate regulations,” they write. “This is extremely challenging because the research cuts across many disciplines.”
My life in the elusive green economy
MITEI research director Francis O'Sullivan says "we've entered a new era”—one in which clean energy is rapidly transforming the marketplace.