Environment

City to Expand Composting Program this Fall

The City of Cambridge will begin offering curbside composting for residential buildings with at least 13 units this fall. The move comes after composting rolled out to buildings with 12 or fewer units in April 2018. Cambridge was the first city in the state to have free, citywide curbside composting. The first year of curbside […]

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MIT Spin-Offs: Embr Labs

Ever sit shivering in your office building? Or dripping sweat in the muggy months? Three MIT scientists did, and they decided to do something about it. The Embr Wave Bracelet helps adjust the wearer’s wrist temperature by sending strategic wave patterns to thermoreceptor nerves. While your core body temperature doesn’t change, Embr Labs Co-founder Sam […]


MIT Spin-Offs: Biobot Analytics

What’s the key to gathering more information about epidemics? Looking at sewage, Biobot Analytics Co-founder and CEO Mariana Matus suggests. Matus first became attuned to the vast data available in sewage while getting her Ph.D. in computational biology at MIT. She and fellow co-founder Newsha Ghaeli made a list of all the things they could […]