Panelists discussed the benefits and disadvantages of carbon pricing legislation, which places a fee on carbon dioxide emissions to incentivize the innovation and adoption of environmentally friendly technology and business practices.
Students in the 7.102 (Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques) class presented their work Tuesday. They spoke about their lab procedures and research conclusions.
People’s negative responses to Grace's story demonstrate that our society faces a deeper issue, where people understand sexual assault in solely the most extreme terms and fail to recognize more quotidian forms of gendered violence.
The Undergraduate Association and Division of Student Life recently launched a program called SwipeShare, aimed at alleviating food insecurity issues at MIT. The program allows students who are on meal plans to donate their guest swipes for usage by students who are facing food insecurity problems.
At a school like MIT, a global leader in technological innovation, students and faculty should work not only to promote technology’s advancement, but also to understand and craft comprehensive solutions to the issues it creates. One such problem is automation’s ability to displace many middle-class laborers by mechanizing their work.
Ayyadurai’s understanding of biological health does not translate to an understanding of healthcare policy, which is geared towards ensuring widespread accessibility to medical services, and necessitates the tackling of essentially social topics such as insurance risk discrimination and whether health care itself is a universal right.