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Is it better to live on the moon or on Mars? A scientific investigation
If humans needed to beat a retreat from planet Earth, would it be better to live on Mars, or on the moon?|Long Read
A plan for defending US manufacturers from cyberattacks
In The Hill, Sridhar Kota discusses how the manufacturing sector is increasingly interwoven with information technology and the Internet of Things. |Medium Read
Nobody reads privacy policies – here’s how to fix that
Florian Schaub discusses turning privacy notices into something useful for consumers.|Medium Read
If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases right now, would we stop climate change?
Richard B. Rood, CLaSP professor, discusses the current state of climate change. |Medium Read
Election security: We must start preparing now for 2018
Alex Halderman testifies before Congress.|Short Read
Will President Obama’s clean energy legacy endure?
Obama has prioritized development of wind and solar in a number of ways, including installation on military bases. Mark Barteau offers a look at the future of energy policy post-Obama.|Long Read
Saving lives by letting cars talk to each other
Huei Peng, ME professor, discusses the future of safety in autonomous vehicles. |Medium Read
How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis
Jacob Abernethy, EECS assistant professor, discusses the Flint water crisis. |Medium Read
Algorithms can be more fair than humans
Still, it's not guaranteed, as seen in Amazon's same-day delivery service. Algorithm designers may not even realize a problem has crept in.|Medium Read
Interview with Professor Richard Woods featured in Geostrata magazine
In an interview appearing in the July/August issue of Geostrata, Professor Emeritus Richard Woods recounts some of the highlights of his nearly 50-year career in geotechnical engineering.|Short Read
Can slower financial traders find a haven in a world of high-speed algorithms?
A frequent call market may help prevent 'flash crashes.'|Medium Read