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India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
In a breakthrough, an Indian-American scientist at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a simple, cheap, paper test that could improve cancer diagnosis rates and help people get treated earlier.
Thursday February 13, 2014
The MIT sent an email to applicants last week about financial aid with a line at the bottom that read: "You are on this list because you are admitted to MIT!"
Wednesday February 12, 2014
Amidst thunderous applause, the 51-year-old ex-IMF chief economist, who studied at IIM-Ahmedabad in late 1980s, also enumerated some other events that have shaped his immensely successful life. One of them was joining a PhD programme at the prestigio...
IANS | Friday February 14, 2014
The soon-to-be-launched web service would enable users to digitally reconstruct a person's personality after they die.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 31, 2014
Harvard Business School's India-born dean Nitin Nohria has publicly apologised for the school's treatment of women students and professors, and vowed to make changes at the premier institution to deal with gender bias.
Cities | Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 29, 2014
There is a new mobile phone application in the Android market which helps parents track the location of their children's school bus, and how much time the vehicle would take to reach the destination.
World | Ariel Kaminer, The New York Times | Thursday January 23, 2014
The idea did not seem controversial at first: Peter Xu and Harry Yu, twin brothers who are seniors at Yale University, set out to build a better, more user-friendly version of the university's online course catalog
Press Trust of India | Monday December 16, 2013
The WiTrack technology has applications in many fields, from gaming to geriatric care.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
A social media analytics firm, co-founded by two Indian-American entrepreneurs, has been acquired by Apple for over USD 200 million.
World | David Streitfeld, The New York Times | Tuesday December 3, 2013
Hard to believe, but there was once a time when the visionaries worked for the government. Rebuilding a ruined Europe, putting a man on the moon, ending poverty, connecting the American interior with highways - these were immense tasks undertaken, an...
Hitesh Arora | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Femtography and its trillion-frame-per-second capture rate has a new, more commercially viable competitor, called nanophotography.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 14, 2014
Google and MIT researchers are looking to use the 'Bingham distribution' statistical tool to help robots better understand the world around them.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 7, 2013
Seeking to glean new facets of the microcosm, scientists at MIT and NASA are developing a super-sensitive neutron microscope.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 29, 2013
Harvard and MIT scientists have accidentally discovered a completely new form of matter that works in the same way as the light sabers used in Star Wars.
India | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 23, 2013
India's top engineering institutes, the IITs, have failed to find a place in the world's top 200 universities, and the reason, according to an IIT director, is that they couldn't pay to be even considered for a global ranking.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
With an aim to hunt for qualified and capable faculty abroad, IIT-Kanpur has set up an office in New York with alumnus Sanjeev Khosla designated as the overseas brand ambassador of the institute.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University today topped an authoritative list of the world's top 200 university rankings that did not figure any educational institutions from India.
Who Said What | Edited by Diana George | Monday October 14, 2013
Raghuram Rajan, a suave, unflappable University of Chicago economist, took over as the 23rd RBI governor today at a time when the Indian economy is facing a big crisis. The rupee has plunged nearly 20 per cent since May as Asia's third-largest econom...
Associated Press | Wednesday July 31, 2013
After Swartz's death, friends and supporters suggested MIT wrongly assisted federal prosecutors.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Andhra Pradesh is set to sign an MOU with the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology to tap its vast resources to help give the state's educational system a face lift, the state's information technology and communications minister Ponnala ...