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World | Associated Press | Friday August 8, 2014
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.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 6, 2014
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.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday August 4, 2014
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...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 27, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 23, 2014
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.
Indo Asian News Service | Monday July 14, 2014
Researchers have discovered that when water droplets spontaneously jump away from superhydrophobic surfaces during condensation, they can gain electric charge.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 27, 2014
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.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
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.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 14, 2014
Children may be able to tell when adults are telling them the truth, but not the whole truth, MIT scientists have found.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 1, 2014
Soon, you may 3D-print a robot at home and then watch it assemble itself. MIT scientists have developed new algorithms and electronic components that could enable printable robots that self-assemble when heated.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 26, 2014
Scientists are working on materials that can change shape or properties when reacting to stimuli.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Tropical cyclones are reaching maximum intensity farther from the equator and closer to the poles, according to a study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 5, 2014
The system, which is a combination of Macysma and a sentence parser, was created by MIT and University of Washington.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 2, 2014
In what could provide a new window into how the first galaxies were formed, astronomers have discovered a first-ever 'fossil' galaxy left over from the early universe.
Wednesday April 30, 2014
Bitcoin is not backed by any government or central bank, a digital currency whose value can swing dramatically based on demand. Users can transfer bitcoins to each other online and store the currency in digital "wallets."
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday April 25, 2014
An Indian-origin scientist at MIT has developed a new algorithm that predicts how popular your Instagram photo will be even before you have uploaded it.
Indo Asian News Service | Monday April 14, 2014
Particles contain six stripes, allowing for one million different possible colour combinations.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 2, 2014
An Indian-American scientist,Manu Prakash, from Stanford University has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of paper.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 1, 2014
A microbe that spewed humongous amounts of methane into Earth's atmosphere triggered a global catastrophe 252 million years ago that wiped out upwards of 90 per cent of marine species and 70 per cent of land vertebrates.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
The US Senate has confirmed an Indian-American Arun M Kumar to a key administration post that would make him responsible for foreign trade.