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Research aimed at predicting future climate activity has primarily focused on large and complex numerical models. While this approach has provided some quantitative estimates of climate change, those predictions can vary greatly from one...
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Large populations worldwide are at high risk from coastal flooding, either from storm surge events such as hurricanes or the pervasive long-term rise in sea level associated with global warming. In the Dec. 20, 2012, Faculty Forum Onlin...
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What happens when particles in the atmosphere, especially manufactured ones, interact with water vapor and temperature to form clouds in a changing climate? That is the question that Dan Cziczo, associate professor of atmospheric chemis...
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From "New Media in West Africa" held Nov. 8, 2012 at MIT. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/comm-forum/videos/21624-new-media-in-west-africa-mit-communications-forumVisit the MIT Communications Forum at http://web.mit.edu/...
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From "New Media in West Africa" held Nov. 8, 2012 at MIT with speakers Derrick Ashong, Colin Maclay and Fadzi Makanda and moderated by Ralph Simon. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/comm-forum/videos/21624-new-media-in-west...
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From "Race, Politics and American Media" held October 8, 2009 at MIT with Williams, urban political propfessor Phillip Thompson of MIT, and Communications Forum Director David Thorburn. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/16537-ra...
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Andrea Louise Campbell, MIT professor of political science, is studying the impact that the presidential election will have on tax policy, health policy, Social Security, Medicare, and health insurance. On Oct. 3, 2012, Campbell offered...
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Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security exp...
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Professor Sherry Turkle, founder and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, believes that the time is ripe for widespread rethinking of the way we interact through technology. An expert on mobile devices, social networkin...
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Sebastian Seung, MIT professor of computational neuroscience and of physics, is among the cutting-edge researchers undertaking the monumental task of mapping the brain's connections. Seung believes that the biological basis for identity ...
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The international security scene has changed markedly since the 20th century. Other major powers now pose much less threat to the US than in the past. At the same time, non-state actors pose much greater danger—most importantly the...
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More than a billion people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water. Sea water is one possible solution. But current methods of desalination are expensive, energy intensive, and require infrastructure not usually available in areas ...
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