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Researchers at MIT's Center for Environmental Health Sciences probe the relationship between genetics and environment in the development of illnesses such as lung cancer. A video produced by AMPS/MIT Libraries for the MIT Museum's class...
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Sustainability, a concept that is gaining new urgency worldwide, is getting a hands-on workout at MIT through projects that use the campus as a test lab and through a host of faculty and student initiatives.
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What's needed to address the global energy challenge? New technologies, new sources of capital, and new ways of thinking. See highlights from the 2008 MIT Energy Conference, and find out how MIT is playing a vital role in finding energy...
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McKinley Sumner heard a sound his backyard one day, and realized something wasn't right. When he walked to the edge of his property line, he found tractors from the abutting coal mine digging into his land. Soon he saw his local creek,...
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Designers often want to help people that they perceive as being in need -- whether those affected by natural or human-caused disasters, the economically or physically disadvantaged, or those who are on the losing end of a cultural power ...
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Science has given us, in the last 18 months, a real bottom line for the planet: a CO2 concentration above which, as NASA's Jim Hansen has put it, we can't maintain the "planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which ...
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Abstract Current science tells us that we must act now in order to prevent the worst impacts of global warming. The international community, mean- while, is meeting this December in Copenhagen to negotiate a new climate regime. Is the Un...
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MIT's 1993 Technology Day, on the theme "Riding the Wave of Innovation: The Ocean and MIT," takes place on June 4, 1993. Speakers featured in the morning symposium include Sylvia Earle, "Exploring the Ocean with Unmanned Vehicles;" Rober...
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