Science Writing - Master's Degree
In 2013, the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences merged the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies with the Comparative Media Studies program, creating the Comparative Media Studies/Writing section. This merger therefore also brought two master's programs -- one in comparative media studies, the other in science writing -- under the same roof.
Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies theses can be found here.
Asbestos, USA : a little town once thrived as the asbestos capital of the world - now it grapples with the waste that was left behind (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)Ambler, Pennsylvania, a small town in the suburbs of Philadelphia, was formerly known as the asbestos capital of the world. After production ceased, large amounts of waste were left behind. Once portion of that waste, now ...
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)Gunrock is a chatbot designed in the likeness of an average 29-year-old woman living in Seattle. Fourteen students from the University of California, Davis, spent spring and summer of 2018 designing and testing the bot. ...
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)In the 1950s, the Gros Michel banana, which was the main variety exported to American supermarkets, was replaced with the Cavendish banana due to Fusarium wilt (also called Panama disease). The disease was caused by the ...