“What to Expect When You’re Expecting Robots”

Book co-authored by Associate Professor Julie Shah and Laura Major SM ’05 explores a future populated with robot helpers. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- As Covid-19 has made it necessary for people to keep their distance from each…

India’s culture of coping with cancer

Dwaipayan Banerjee’s new book examines the psychological and social terrain of living with cancer in a country where the disease has long been downplayed. Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- When Dwaipayan Banerjee began studying the…

How hunting helped shape elite society

MIT historian’s new book examines the political value early medieval European kings and nobles found in a royal ritual. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (MIT News Office)-- The Frankish king Charlemagne led armies in battle, united much of medieval…