In his 2010 book The Coming Population Crash, author and journalist Fred Pearce describes past attempts to curb population growth and analyzes the social effects of the current-day shift in demographics.
From working at Walt Disney to appearing on Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, Sam Spaulding (JE ’13) has done it all. While at Yale, he has combined his interests in computer science and cognitive science to explore the growing field of social robotics.
From Star Wars to Futurama, science fiction just would not be complete without cryopreserving a couple of heroes. Of course, the ability to freeze humans
Dr. Zhong Lin Wang, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech, has created a hybrid cell that can harness solar and mechanical energy at the same time. This innovative development in nanotechnology could power small electronic devices using nothing more than surrounding light or the motion of our breathing.
An ingenious, easy-to-use diagnostic device developed by Vanderbilt professor Dr. Rick Haselton could be a game-changer in the fight against malaria.
Google and other technologies that provide ubiquitous and instant access to information are not only changing what we remember — they are changing how we remember. At some point we must ask ourselves, are these changes for the best?