Some 35 MIT researchers presented talks on everything from the construction of new super-deep tunnels in Europe to nuclear fusion as an energy source at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The meeting was held Feb. 14-19 in Boston. Following are stories about some of those MIT talks.
Using brain imaging, researcher 'sees' new memories form
Civil engineer discusses railroad tunneling through the Alps
Fusion energy may be here by 2050, MIT physicist predicts
Talk highlights increasing faculty diversity
Effectiveness of Kyoto Protocol on climate in absence of US ratification discussed
Challenges confront post-Soviet Russian science
Insights on conscious brain control reported by neuroscience professor
Nuclear weapons scientists' histories probed
Brain functions of seeing and moving delved
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 27, 2002.