Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye

Study easily identifies individuals from credit-card metadata

[caption id="attachment_2396" align="alignright" width="300"] Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye[/caption] CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- In this week’s issue of the journal Science, MIT researchers report that just four fairly vague pieces of information — the dates and locations of four purchases…

Demand for top slots strongly affects medical residents’…

Study finds the demand for positions strongly influences medical residents’ salaries.  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- When medical-school graduates apply for their residencies, they use a centralized clearinghouse that matches applicants with jobs. This system has sometimes been…

Lifestock vaccination

IDRC announces scale-up of three ground-breaking solutions to…

[caption id="attachment_2303" align="alignright" width="240"] Lifestock vaccination[/caption] Ottawa, Canada– Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) today announced three new projects to be supported under the Canadian International Food…