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For the first time ever, all freshmen will live in MIT housing, a decision that has precipitated significant change on campus.
A newly approved radio technology promises wireless home electronics and positioning systems accurate to the centimeter. But opponents say it could also mean dead cell phones, thwarted satellite reception--even plane wrecks.
The key to superefficient automotive systems: software.
Film offers the best color and clarity, but in Hollywood's effects houses, computers rule. Moviemakers must expertly blend both media.
A veteran presidential science advisor examines bioterrorism, dirty bombs and smuggled nukes--and details how to stop them.
The complacency firewalls breed is ultimately more damaging than the computer pirates they keep out.
It's virtual reality, writ small: atom-by-atom simulations of new materials could usher in the nanotech future sooner than anybody imagined.
With just homemade needles and some cells from an ear biopsy, Jose Cibelli of Cyagra demonstrates how to build a blue-ribbon steer.
A burgeoning hacker culture points to promise in Africa.