From Truthdig, 9 June 2017: Although headlines about Russia and James Comey have dominated mainstream media for most of Trump’s presidency thus far, damage to democracy has been going on behind the scenes. Advocates of net neutrality are watching in horror as Ajit Pai, head of the Federal Communications Commission, works to destroy net neutrality
Baratunde Cola wins the 2017 Waterman Award, awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF): Bara won the most prestigious award to young scientists and engineers given by the US, which very very few MIT faculty have ever won. –Ed Bertschinger, MIT Department of Physics and Institute Community & Equity Officer (ICEO)
From MIT News, 30 March 2017: 3Q: J. Phillip Thompson on revitalizing Central Brooklyn Advisor to $1.4 billion state plan sees health care as foundation for “Vital Brooklyn.” By Ken Shulman | School of Architecture and Planning In early March, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced an ambitious $1.4 billion state plan to revitalize Central
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Malika Jeffries-EL looks to one of the most abundant elements to solve one of the world’s most pressing problems. Boston University’s BU Research recently spoke to Prof. Jeffries-EL about a life in chemistry, her favorite element, and seeing her work in lights. Her love affair began at science camp. Like many young scientists before her, she fell