India News | Press Trust of Inda | Friday July 31, 2015
Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have designed a cheap prosthetic knee that mimics normal walking motion and are testing the prototype in India, where about 230,000 above-knee amputees currently live.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 12, 2015
Convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could stand trial on state charges for the murder of a police officer despite being on death row at a federal prison, a report said Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday July 7, 2015
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial, according to court records.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 1, 2015
High-stakes nuclear talks went into extra time Wednesday after Iran and world powers missed yet another midnight deadline to strike a ground-breaking deal to curb Tehran's nuclear programme.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balausbramanian (With Inputs from PTI) | Thursday June 18, 2015
Charles Correa, the face of modern architecture in India, passed away here last night after a brief illness. He was 84.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 28, 2015
"The defendant had the tools and the ability to change the course of history," Rogers said. "He chose to say nothing, and because of that, he has taken everything away from us. He has taken our son."
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 20, 2015
NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed has begun science operations.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
An Indian-origin scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who has developed artificial human microlivers for drug testing, has won a prestigious 250,000 dollars Heinz award for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection.
Kanpur News | Written by Niha Masih | Friday April 10, 2015
In a house in Kanpur, calorie counting has been abandoned for a large box of mithai after Ayush Sharma, 17, discovered that he has been accepted at the world-famous Massachusetts's Institute of Technology or MIT.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Thursday March 12, 2015
Indian government scientists have dismissed a new Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, IT study that says the swine flu virus in India has mutated and is deadlier, leading to a more severe outbreak this year. This year, over 1400 people have died of swine flu across India.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 12, 2015
Swine flu - influenza A (H1N1) pandemic 2009 virus - that has killed over 1,500 people and left more than 27,000 people infected in India has acquired mutations that make it more dangerous than previously circulating strains of H1N1 influenza, a team of Indian-origin scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has discovered.
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer who found a colleague in his squad car covered in blood three nights after the Boston Marathon bombing frantically repeated two words into his radio "officer down, officer down."
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 25, 2015
Ten Indian-Americans are among the 67 new members and 12 foreign associates elected to America's prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for their pioneering works in the field of technology.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 19, 2015
A major US university is apologizing to 800 applicants after it erroneously sent them emails offering them places in its elite computer studies program.
Monday February 2, 2015
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that just four fairly vague pieces of information - the dates and locations of four purchases - are enough to identify 90 per cent of the people in a data set recording three months of credit-card transactions by 1.1 million users.
World News | Thomson Reuters | Saturday January 31, 2015
An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California today carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earth's soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change.
World News | Dennis Overbye, The New York Times | Saturday January 31, 2015
Scientists will have to wait awhile longer to find out what kicked off the Big Bang.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 12, 2015
The "warming hiatus" that has occurred over the last 15 years has been caused in part by small volcanic eruptions, according to a new study.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 28, 2014
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.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 28, 2014
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
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.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
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 of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital found that the capsule delivered insulin more effic...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 3, 2014
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
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 to IIT.