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  • Rare Survey Examines Sex Assault at MIT

    Rare Survey Examines Sex Assault at MIT

    In a rare, detailed look at sexual assault and harassment on a university campus, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology revealed Monday that among undergraduates who replied to a survey, at least 17 percent of women and 5 percent of men said they...

  • One in Six Female MIT Students Was Sexually Assaulted, Survey Shows

    One in Six Female MIT Students Was Sexually Assaulted, Survey Shows

    One in six female undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been sexually assaulted, though fewer than five per cent reported a sex crime, a survey by MIT showed, as pressure mounts for US campuses to curb sexual violence.

  • New Massachusetts Institute of Technology Algorithm Can Predict Price of Bitcoin

    New Massachusetts Institute of Technology Algorithm Can Predict Price of Bitcoin

    MIT scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict the price of the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency Bitcoin.

  • Humans May Only Survive 68 Days on Mars: Study

    Humans May Only Survive 68 Days on Mars: Study

    Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a new study says.

  • Jean Tirole of France Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

    Jean Tirole of France Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

    Jean Tirole, a French economist, won the 2014 Nobel in economic science Monday for his work on the best way to regulate large, powerful firms in industries including banking and communications.

  • Scared of Injections? Here is Some Good News for You

    Scared of Injections? Here is Some Good News for You

    A pill coated with tiny needles that can deliver drugs directly into the lining of the digestive tract has been developed by scientists, an advance that may eliminate the need for injections. In animal studies, researchers at Massachusetts Institute ...

  • New lab at MIT to Analyse Twitter Messages

    New lab at MIT to Analyse Twitter Messages

    Twitter will provide the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with $10 million over the next five years to analyse every tweet that has gone out since the network was launched in 2006.

  • Super 30 Founder to Speak at MIT and Harvard This Week

    Super 30 Founder to Speak at MIT and Harvard This Week

    The founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar, has been invited by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally-acclaimed effort to mentor students from the underprivileged sections for admission ...

  • New Gene-Editing Method to Kill Superbugs

    New Gene-Editing Method to Kill Superbugs

    MIT engineers have developed a new gene-editing system that can selectively kill bacteria carrying harmful genes that confer antibiotic resistance or cause disease.

  • Cheetah Robot Developed That Sprints Like Usain Bolt

    Cheetah Robot Developed That Sprints Like Usain Bolt

    MIT researchers said the "force-control approach to robotic running is similar, in principle, to the way world class sprinters like Usain Bolt race."

  • New Test Fast-Tracks Diagnosis for Malaria

    New Test Fast-Tracks Diagnosis for Malaria

    A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood, researchers reported Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine.

  • Scientists Make Cheap, Fast Self-Assembling Robots

    Scientists Make Cheap, Fast Self-Assembling Robots

    In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform themselves from little more than a sheet of paper and plastic into walking automatons.

  • Even Potato Chips Can Help Catch Criminals: Research

    Even Potato Chips Can Help Catch Criminals: Research

    It may be hard to imagine that your favourite packet of potato chips or even a glass of water can serve as a microphone to catch a criminal.

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology to Test Making Oxygen on Mars

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology to Test Making Oxygen on Mars

    An MIT oxygen-creating instrument will fly on the upcoming Mars 2020 mission to study how to make oxygen out of the Martian atmosphere. NASA has announced the seven instruments that will accompany Mars 2020, a planned USD 1.9 billion roving laborator...

  • IIT Kharagpur Plans to Bring Flexible Credit-Based System in 2016

    IIT Kharagpur Plans to Bring Flexible Credit-Based System in 2016

    IIT Kharagpur will soon introduce a introduce a new "credit-based system" which would allow students the flexibility to complete a four-year B Tech course in three-and-a-half years.

  • New Arrest Linked to Gun Used After Boston Attacks

    New Arrest Linked to Gun Used After Boston Attacks

    A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.

  • Your Smartphone Could be Charged by Water Droplets

    Your Smartphone Could be Charged by Water Droplets

    Researchers have discovered that when water droplets spontaneously jump away from superhydrophobic surfaces during condensation, they can gain electric charge.

  • US Teen Pilot, an MIT Student, Reaches India Flying Solo

    US Teen Pilot, an MIT Student, Reaches India Flying Solo

    A 19-year-old American attempting to become the youngest person ever to fly around the world solo reached India on Thursday, more than a month into his aerial odyssey.

  • New Bike Helmet Allows For a 'Stress-Free' Ride

    New Bike Helmet Allows For a 'Stress-Free' Ride

    A 'mind-reading' helmet lets you create mind maps of your travels to identify routes that are least taxing when you are commuting by bicycle.

  • Children Can Tell When You Omit Information

    Children Can Tell When You Omit Information

    Children may be able to tell when adults are telling them the truth, but not the whole truth, MIT scientists have found.

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