Massachusetts Institute of Technology freshman Kai Kloepfer built the first prototype of a smart gun that scans users’ fingerprints to ensure they have access to the firearm before enabling it to shoot. He is searching for a team of engineers, technology experts, and gun manufacturers to assist him in continuing the development process for the next 12 to 18 months. […]

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Collective Intelligence’s Climate CoLab seeks to find a climate change solution for the United States and an effective way to evaluate it. The Climate CoLab uses collective intelligence to leverage the experience of an online community of 75,000 people and 200 experts to develop project proposals, select finalists, provide feedback, and determine the best climate-related projects.