Technology and society
3 Questions: Henry Jacoby on Copenhagen
December 9, 2009The co-director of MIT’s Global Change program discusses what to expect from the U.N. Climate Change Conference, and the effects of ‘Climategate’
Reporter’s Notebook: Emergency measures
December 9, 2009For drowning surfers, fallen bicyclists and injured mountaineers, students in MIT’s 2.009 class devise products that could save lives.
Feeling the way
November 23, 2009Robotic device developed in MIT’s Touch Lab can help visually impaired people navigate around a virtual model of a real building.
Detailed explanation of how the voting encryption system works
November 13, 2009
Norm Augustine: The Mysterious Field of Engineering Systems
October 20, 2009
Tish Scolnik ’10 selected as one of Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 College Women
October 19, 2009The October issue of Glamour Magazine has named 2009 Truman Scholar Tish Scolnik as one of their Top 10 College Women, recognizing her work on mobility issues for the disabled.
A phone is not just a phone
July 2, 2009Student projects explore innovative cellphone uses in developing world
Greenhouse gases made visible
June 22, 2009Fed by MIT data, display shows extent of human-caused emissions
International Engineering Systems Symposium addresses complex, large-scale challenges
June 17, 2009
Peeling stickers may lead way to stretchable electronics
June 15, 2009New model enables precise design of damage-resistant materials
In space, past is prologue
June 12, 2009Giant Leaps celebrates Apollo, looks to future missions.
Collaboration eyes computing boost for New England
June 11, 2009Rooted at MIT, effort brings together state, industry, academia
Wodiczko brings immigrant stories to life for Venice Biennale
June 10, 2009