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Put your GIF-watching habit to good use. A pair of graduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have set up an online game called to gather data on nonverbal communication.
On Valentine's Day, University of California at Berkeley math professor Edward Frenkel wrote an essay in The New York Times entitled, "Is the Universe a Simulation?" It became the most forwarded essay on Facebook for the Times .
It is no myth that Sir Isaac Newton was inspired to formulate the theory of gravity after witnessing an apple fall from a tree.
Alan Davidson, a longtime scholar, open Internet advocate and former Google lobbyist, will lead the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute , the organization announced on Friday.
Andrew Marchese, a graduate student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology , built a soft robotic fish that is both self-contained and autonomous .
Stanley Fischer, President Barack Obama's nominee to be No. 2 at the U.S. Federal Reserve, on Thursday defended his ties to Citigroup, saying he would have been ill-prepared for his last central banking job without his experience at the megabank.
Representatives from the University have been hearing design proposals for the area, and construction is expected to begin as early as in two weeks.
The Adbul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Cape Town in collaboration with the Rwanda's Ministry of Finance organized a workshop on policy-making in Kigali.
BLACKSBURG, Va., March 13 -- Virginia Tech issued the following news release: Researchers at Virginia Tech and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used a computer-aided design tool to create genetic languages to guide the design of biological systems.
Wood Partners announces that Alta at the Estate, a $40 million upscale apartment community on 11.6 acres in Watertown, is now pre-leasing the property's 155 units to the public.
In the career of Lockheed Martin's Stephanie C. Hill, we can discern the sweep of history.
After Haystack established a fab lab on its campus in 2011, the studio became available to participants in Haystack's summer programs-as a way for them to experiment with new technologies and augment their studio practices.
Soft robots-which don't just have soft exteriors, but are also powered by fluid flowing through flexible channels-have become a sufficiently popular research topic that they now have their own journal, Soft Robotics .