The new faces of CRISPR
“We went to a DJ Khaled concert when our first paper was published. This time, we went to an all-you-can-eat sushi place.”
Tea with Teachers aims to bridge “student-teacher gap”
Walking into the UA office, it was quite surprising to witness the small and closed setting where the interview with Prof. Eric Lander, conducted by Tea with Teachers (TwT), was scheduled to take place. There were two cushioned chairs facing each other in front of a table with tea and a tray of biscuits, and the promise of a peek into a rarely seen side of professors.
Nightclub hosts tech startup showcase
Tech enthusiasts and nightclubs don’t go well together. But that didn’t stop GetGeeked from hosting its tech showcase at the Royale Nightclub in Boston on Oct. 13. Getting first-hand access to gadgets that haven’t been released in the market yet and meeting fellow technology lovers, all while sipping on delicious cocktails, seemed like a perfect way to spend a Friday night.
SpaceX’s grand plans for Mars travel
“When Elon talked in 2002 about taking people to Mars, they thought he was crazy. But now the world has changed dramatically.”
Image resolution enhancer wins HackMIT
A total of 32 prizes were awarded to accommodate different types of hacks developed in what first-time hacker Kushagra Pandya ’19 described to The Tech as a “sleep-deprived, stressful environment.”
NASA astronaut shares her experience aboard the ISS with local students
NASA Astronaut and former Whitehead Institute Fellow Kathleen “Kate” Rubins met withthe local middle school and high school students Sept. 12 at the Whitehead Institute to share her experience aboard the International Space Station.
New interdisciplinary minor to address student interest in environment & sustainability
Aimed at providing every student an “opportunity to explore how to apply their major towards environmental challenges”, the new minor is expected to integrate various fields including engineering, science, governance, and culture through hands-on learning.