You get to be the surgeon. You get to write your initials on the knee that's going to be replaced. You get to cut! And, if you have the stomach, you get to see actual photos of total knee replacement...
In science magazine news, The Industrial Physicist is ceasing publication with its Dec 2004-Jan 2005 issue. Advertising revenue did not keep up with rising costs, the magazine says. Then there's a new magazine on the horizon, titled Symmetry, about high-energy...
Sick of loose paper scraps and inconvenient PDAs, Thad Starner's Context Computing Group has simple solutions with a common sense approach for wearable computers.
Storing nuclear waste underground at Yucca Mountain for 100,000 years is a terrible idea. A better approach may be to buy some time--until new containment technologies mature.
Alumnus Steven Lubar puts technology in context at the Smithsonian.
The earliest satellite watchers' ideas led to GPS.
Technology Review's annual look at corporate research trends and numbers including the R&D spending of 150 top technology companies, plus profiles of three hot research projects.
Last word: for better and for worse, today's technological innovations spread faster than ever.
For more than 20 years, the Technology Licensing Office has helped bring MIT innovations into the commercial world