BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at the Institute, Ombudsman Alert has been granted permission from Editor David Rotman to quote directly from the most recent cover story of the MIT News, featuring Dr. Aviv Regev in the article “The Cartographer of Cells.” “Aviv Regev helped pioneer single-cell […]
BREAKING NEWS FROM MIT: Rebuilding organs so they might be used again BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman It’s time to check in with the latest research from my old stomping grounds at MIT. During my years as a mathematics professor at the university I was exposed to the latest advances in many fields of science. […]
As Machine Learning Unlocks Predictions From DNA Databases, Scientists Say Parents Could Have Choices Never Before Possible BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As in several previous articles in this column inspired by MIT publications, this author, an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at the Institute, was granted permission to quote the January, 2018 edition […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at MIT, I received an alarming letter from MIT President Dr. L. Rafael Reif on December 20, 2017. This letter concerns the new federal tax bill and its impact on MIT and other institutions. “Unfortunately, despite extensive efforts by MIT, on our own […]
OMBUDSMAN ALERT: MIT ANNOUNCES EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PILL TO TARGET DANGEROUS GERMS, CAUSING THEM TO SELF-DESTRUCT!
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT RCT Ombudsman This Ombudsman again returns to the MIT Technology Review (latest July/August edition) gaining permission of the editor, David Rotman, to allow our column to quote directly from that publication: “As resistance to antibiotics grows in the US, researchers are looking for new ways to fight germs like Clostridium difficile, a […]