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1 hr ago | R & D
Coral reefs, the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world's oceans, provide safe harbor for fish and organisms of many sizes that make homes among the branches, nooks and crannies of the tree-like coral.
Could you survive the end of civilization?
Do you value American lives more than foreign lives?
1 hr ago | US News & World Report
Even when students improve their scores on standardized tests, they don't always improve their cognitive abilities, such as memory, attention and speed, according to a new study released Thursday.
1 hr ago | Aerotech News And Review
Atlas is a high-mobility humanoid robot funded by the Defense Department and built by Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that began as a spinoff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
We present a 3D ultrasound-guided motion compensation system that assists the surgeon by synchronizing instrument motion with the heart."
8 hrs ago | R & D
Since the completion of the Human Genome Project, which identified nearly 20,000 protein-coding genes, scientists have been trying to decipher the roles of those genes.
Fast-rising rates of economic inequality in the United States and poverty-reduction policies were the subjects of a daylong colloquium Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that featured several of the nation's leading economists.
Seward Elementary School students from Pre-K through grade 6 have been participating this week in the largest-ever K-12 educational event, which includes approximately 12 million students from all around the world! It's Computer Science Education Week, and students everywhere are doing an "Hour of Code" by logging on from laptops, iPads, iPhones, ... (more)
When 13-year-old Samantha Hinton is unsure of the ingredients in a snack, she just doesn't eat it.
In a prehistoric version of "the chicken or the egg" question, researchers have long debated which animal group came first.
IT ALL began with a white envelope. Inside, a letter from the provost of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offered three young economists at MIT $100,000 to spend as they wanted .
The Fallout 4 rumors continue with a new leak Wednesday that looks much more real than the hoax website that caused a stir in recent weeks.
Not only have recently leaked documents confirmed the existence of Bethesda's plans to create another Fallout game , the information revealed includes minor plot details, such as the decision to set the game in Boston.
Stanley Fischer, who led the Bank of Israel for eight years until he stepped down in June, has been asked to be the Federal Reserve's next vice chair once Janet Yellen takes over as chief of the U.S. central bank, a source familiar with the issue said on Wednesday.
Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new optical sensor that can track zinc in the body's cells, enabling researchers to learn more about its functions.
It's a breakthrough that could help thousands of American soldiers returning from dangerous deployments.
Delano Service is pleased to announce a new production partnership with The Yamie Chess Educational Math Learning Aid.
For some microbes, the motto for growth is not so much "every cell for itself," but rather, "all for one and one for all."