1. Extreme Science and its Entrepreneurial Opportunities


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    Extreme Science and its Entrepreneurial Opportunities The next decade will see a renewed focus on extreme science, the realm of PhDs, exotic instrumentation, complex intellectual property, and lengthy…

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    • The Prosetta Platform Applied to Human Disease - Dr. Vishwanath Lingappa - MIT Club or Northern California


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      Overcoming old paradigms in science can often take decades. Learn how Dr Vishawanath Lingappa fast tracked his “against-the-herd” discovery of self-assembly of viruses and the creation of a new…

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      • Diet, Disease, and Dollars - Robert Lustig, M.D. - Life Sciences Forum - MIT Club of Northern California


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        Two thirds of the US adult population and one third of the pediatric population is overweight or obese. The rates of diabetes, hypertension and heart disease parallel our societies increasing girth.…

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        • Medha Patkar - Live at MIT


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          Medha Patkar speech at MIT on March 23, 2009

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          • Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane? - George King, P.E. - MIT Club of Northern California


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            How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane…

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            • Libraries, Technology, and Learning at MIT in the 21st Century - Ann J. Wolpert - MIT Club of Northern California


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              MIT students learn individually, collaboratively, and interactively, often in fast-paced, technology-enabled environments. They must be able to acquire knowledge and manage information…

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              • The New Science of Radical Life Extension - David Ewing Duncan - MIT Club of Northern California


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                How long do you want to live? 80 years, 120 years, 150 years, or forever are possible answers to this question that bestselling science writer David Ewing Duncan, the author of Experimental Man,…

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                • Brent Ryan, MIT: Shrinking Cities Buffalo Site


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                  Brent Ryan, Assistant Professor of Urban Design and Public Policy at MIT, received his PhD in urban design and planning from MIT in 2002. From 2002 to 2007 he taught at the…

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                  • Critical Materials for Energy Technologies - 2013 UC Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency


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                    2013 UC Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency May 1-2, 2013 Fess Parker Resort, Santa Barbara, CA Session: Critical Materials for Energy Technologies What are the key issues…

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                    • How the Atmosphere Affects Climate Change - Professor Dan Cziczo - MIT - MIT Club of Northern California


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                      What are the roles of greenhouse gases, small particles and clouds? It has been known for over a century that greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane warm the planet by trapping heat.…

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