3 Questions: Sergey Paltsev on the costs of climate-change legislation
November 4, 2009MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change has pegged the annual cost of the proposed cap-and-trade legislation in Congress at $400 per U.S. household. But estimating the cost of doing nothing is far more difficult.
3 Questions: Jeffrey Harris on why we still don't have an HIV vaccine
November 3, 2009The MIT economist blames inadequate incentives for the failure to develop a vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS. He argues governments should help industry create an HIV vaccine by sharing risk.
3 Questions: Steven Nahn on the elusive Higgs boson
October 18, 2009Troubles at the Large Hadron Collider have led some physicists to suggest the Higgs boson is sabotaging its own discovery. Nahn explains why he disagrees.
Also labeled: Physics
3 questions: Ben Weiss discusses what a wet moon might mean
September 29, 2009The planetary scientist explores the implications of the recent discovery of water on the lunar surface.
3 Questions: AIDS researchers on new vaccine results
September 28, 2009Partial success of a new AIDS vaccine offers clues to help develop a stronger vaccine, say MIT’s Arup Chakraborty and MGH’s Bruce Walker.
3 Questions: Phillip Sharp calls for 'New Biology' push
September 24, 2009The U.S. needs an ambitious biology research initiative to tackle broad challenges involving food, energy, the environment and health, says Nobel laureate.
3 Questions: William S. Swelbar on his aviation blog
June 16, 2009
3 Questions: Alice Amsden on development and eradicating poverty
June 2, 2009
3 Questions: Kosta Tsipis on nuclear proliferation
February 3, 2009
3 Questions: Michael Cusumano on letting U.S. automakers fail
November 21, 2008