Designed for students, the program explores on a grand scale how technology can aid or hinder human rights.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 pandemic research students awards-honors-and-fellowships school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences technology-and-society 3-questions grants center-for-international-studies
“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy carbon carbon-dioxide global-warming greenhouse-gases emissions research renewable-energy mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering 3-questions alternative-energy energy-storage
A biophysicist employs super-resolution microscopy to peer inside living cells and witness never-before-seen phenomena.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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In the Maldives, an MIT team is conducting experiments to combat sea-level rise by redirecting natural sand movement.
May 11, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: climate-change environment architecture research school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-science 3-questions oceanography-and-ocean-engineering eaps self-assembly
Soon, your clothes may be able to monitor your vital signs, analyze the results, and warn you of health risks.
May 8, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: electronics research school-of-engineering innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs 3-questions materials-science-and-engineering dmse
MIT professor and intensivist/trauma surgeon explains the new challenges that Covid-19 brings to treating patients in acute respiratory distress.
April 29, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: medicine covid-19 biology pandemic disease viruses research school-of-engineering school-of-science 3-questions biological-engineering koch-institute
Danagoulian and his research team developed a system that could greatly improve the process for verifying compliance of nuclear warheads.
April 23, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: physics policy awards research school-of-engineering global faculty 3-questions security-studies-and-military nuclear-science-and-engineering nuclear-security-and-policy international-relations honors-and-fellowships cryptography
Committing to aggressive conservation efforts could rebuild ocean habitats and species populations in a few decades.
April 3, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change environment climate pollution policy ecology graduate research government computational-biology school-of-science 3-questions oceanography-and-ocean-engineering eaps postdoctoral
Consortium includes industry, government, and academic institutions.
March 23, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: public-health department-of-energy disease research government school-of-science computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society 3-questions national-science-foundation-nsf computer-modeling eaps lincoln-laboratory disaster-response
Economist Pierre Azoulay answers three questions about his finding that middle-aged entrepreneurs fare better than twentysomethings.
March 19, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: economics research entrepreneurship sloan-school-of-management faculty 3-questions business-and-management
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