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Agelab / The Nixon Defense

August 5, 201459 min
Part A: Since the early 1900’s the expected lifespan of the average American has nearly doubled. And the MIT AgeLab, part of the engineering division, was created in 1999 to translate new ideas and technologies into practical solutions to help improve people’s quality of life and make a better future for all. Joseph F. Coughlin, Ph.D., Director of the AgeLab, works with many businesses, governments and non-profits worldwide, to produce unique new products, technologies and services to reach this goal. Part B: The Watergate Scandal has left an ugly scar on American politics, and it has taken on new significance in light of the recent NSA surveillance revelations. Even forty years later, no one has pieced t [...]

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