September/October 2014
Under the Elms
Right from Wrong
right_from_wrong_robot_thb.jpg A researcher argues that, as robots take over more and more human tasks, they'll need to know how to make ethical choices.
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Last Class
leoncooper_thb.jpg In April, Nobel Laureate Leon Cooper, the Thomas J. Watson Sr. Professor of Science, said good-bye to teaching.
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Wrong Assumptions
assumptions_thb.jpg A former dean of medicine argues that it's time to end the forty-year-old ban on gay men giving blood.
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Why I Am a Jew
touropaxson_thb.jpg Visiting America's oldest active synagogue in August, President Paxson described her conversion to Judaism.
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Climate Change
photoshopping_thb.jpg A computer science professor develops an easy way to make all your outdoor digital photos look better.
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Research By the Dozens
cheit_thb.jpg Professor of Political Science Ross Cheit recruited dozens of undergrads to help research his book on child sexual abuse.
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Lemonade from Lemons
CO2_thb.jpg Researchers wonder: what if we could put some of that climate-changing carbon dioxide to good use?
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