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Designer's past in video games helps shape technology in new Ford F-150A designer trained at MIT applies video game technology and computer training to all-new Ford F-150.
Fast, cheap, accurate: Researchers pin hopes on Nobel Prize-winning CRISPR-technology tests to detect coronavirusUC Berkeley's Nobel Prize winner and MIT researchers employ gene-editing technology to develop rapid COVID-19 virus tests.
Some Shipt workers report seeing lower pay under new effort-based modelPhoto Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A new crowdsourced report finds that the algorithm for shopping delivery platform Shipt has led to reduced pay for 40..
Former ICRIER chairperson, Isher Judge Ahluwalia, dies at 74Ahluwalia was married to former deputy chairperson of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia and is survived by her husband and two sons. She had completed her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute..
Earth-sized 'Pi planet' discovered by astronomers at MITCambridge [UK], September 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an earth-sized "Pi Planet" that revolves around its star every 3.14..
Study estimates climate change could cause more extreme rainfall events from hurricanesA study released earlier this year conducted by university researchers from both the UK and US indicated that climate change is causing more extreme rainfall events from hurricanes, specifically among..
Facebook, Google Back MIT, Harvard in Fight Against New Visa RuleFacebook, Google, Microsoft, Linkedin, Paypal and multiple other tech companies on Monday, 13 July, joined hands with MIT and Harvard in their fight against the Trump Administration’s new visa rule...
As Universities Seek to Block Visa Rules, Trump Threatens Tax StatusHarvard and M.I.T. want a court to protect foreign students taking online classes. After a hearing, President Trump said he was ordering a review of universities’ tax-exempt status.
‘1 out of 8 photos in political WhatsApp groups misleading’Doctored photos and memes are perhaps the worst kind of fake news because they can easily stoke hatred and violence. Now, a study by two Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers has..
Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over ICE foreign-student rule, deeming it cruel and recklessHarvard and MIT sue the U.S. government to block an attempt by ICE to bar foreign students from attending schools that teach only online this fall.
Harvard and M.I.T. Sue to Stop Trump Student Visa Rules for Foreign StudentsUniversities opposed a policy that would require students to take at least one in-person class or be denied permission to study in the United States.
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Coronavirus Live News and UpdatesBrooks Brothers, the clothier that traces its roots to 1818, filed for bankruptcy. Harvard and M.I.T. sued the Trump administration over its plan to require foreign students to attend classes in..
India may see 2.87 lakh Covid-19 cases a day by winter 2021: MIT studyIndia may record about 2.87 lakh projected cases of the novel coronavirus per day by the end of winter 2021 in the absence of a Covid-19 vaccine or drug interventions, according to a modelling study..
Dennis Nagle, Free Spirit With an Engineer’s Mind, Dies at 78.He lived a life of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll before settling into a fulfilling job at M.I.T. late in life. He died of the coronavirus.
MIT further downgrades Aarogya to 1 star; Google, Apple release 'privacy-centric' software tool to fight Covid-19
This Professor Was One of the First Investors in Vaccine-Maker Moderna. He’s Now Worth Nearly $1 BillionAnother early investor of Moderna is on the cusp of owning a stake worth at least $1 billion after the biotech firm reported encouraging early trial results for an experimental Covid-19 vaccine. The..
MIT gives just 2 out of 5 stars to Centre’s Covid tracker
Three U.S. local governments to adopt coronavirus contact tracing app: MITThree U.S. local governments plan to sign deals this week to become the first to adopt a location tracking app aimed at preventing new outbreaks of the novel coronavirus, a spokesman for the..
Study casting doubt on Bolivian election fraud triggers controversyA study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology experts that called into question the alleged election fraud that drove Bolivian President Evo Morales to resign has triggered sniping between left and..
'Space unites us': First Iranian-American astronaut reaches for starsJasmin "Jaws" Moghbeli earned her fierce nickname during her time as a decorated helicopter gunship pilot who flew more than 150 missions in Afghanistan. ... The Marine Corps major, MIT graduate and..
MIT administrators knew about Jeffrey Epstein's $850K in donationsMIT administrators knew about Jeffrey Epstein's $850K in donations
Diamonds can be wonder material in electronics’Can diamond, the hardest material on earth, be bent? The question, which has remained an intrigue for scientists for years, now has an answer in the affirmative thanks to nano-engineering, according to..
Jamia, AMU violence echoes in US varsitiesAround 400 Indian students studying in various American universities have condemned the "brutal police violence" unleashed against students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim Univ last Sunday...
The 'indestructible' robots who can do backflipsThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology released a video of nine four-legged robots hopping around the campus.
MIT's "virtually indestructible" mini cheetah robots show off flipsResearchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are making headlines for their small army of “mini cheetah robots.” According to MIT News, the robots weigh about 20 pounds and researchers..
Inside MIT's 'Future Factory'Scott Pelley goes to MIT's Media Lab where crazy ideas become reality
Making ideas into reality at MIT's "Future Factory"For more than 30 years, MIT has been recruiting people with crazy ideas to work in their Media Lab, where life-changing inventions are created. 60 Minutes got a peek at what they're working on now...
How cryptocurrencies could let you make money off your dataSales of your personal data are a lucrative business for large internet companies, but what if you could sell your information for a personal profit? Neha Narula, director of the Digital Currency..
Abhijit Banerjee is tenth person of Indian-origin to win Nobel Prize, here are the other nineThe 58-year-old Kolkata-born economist is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
First thing Abhijit Banerjee did after learning of Nobel Prize win? He went back to sleep"It's been an entire family enterprise in a sense, between research and working at MIT," Banerjee said.
Nobel in economics awarded to trio for work to alleviate povertyAmerican Michael Kremer at Harvard and 2 others at MIT honored for pioneering ways to fight global poverty by focusing on small, more manageable issues
Indian-American MIT Prof Abhijit Banerjee and wife Esther Duflo win Nobel in EconomicsIndian-American Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer, is currently the Ford Foundation International..
Analysts claim Bitcoin price to see a crash soonEven though the upsurge of six hundred dollars ($600) in a day has led to Bitcoin price to cross the eight thousand five hundred dollar barrier ($8,500) but it still doesn’t guarantee that Bitcoin..
M.I.T. Media Lab project accused of misleading investorsReasearchers at M.I.T.'s Media Lab are accusing the makers behind a "food computer" of misleading investors and the media about the device's abilities. CBSN spoke with New York Times contributor Noam..
MIT's Media Lab investigated for alleged environmental regulation violationsMIT's Media Lab is under investigation by state regulators. A new Propublica investigation reveals that researchers there may have violated state environmental regulations by dumping wastewater —..
M.I.T. Media Lab, Already Rattled by the Epstein Scandal, Has a New WorryFormer researchers for a “food computer” initiative at the lab say the project’s leader misled outsiders about how it was going.
MIT Engineers Have Created the 'Blackest Black' to Ever BlackMove over, Vantablack. MIT engineers have developed a material they claim is 10 times blacker than any other to date. In a blog post, MIT describes the material as being made from vertically aligned..
MIT president says he signed a letter thanking EpsteinThe president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology acknowledged Thursday that he signed a letter thanking the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein for a donation to a professor. President..
Brown University Puts Official Tied to Jeffrey Epstein’s M.I.T. Gifts on LeaveInternal M.I.T. emails suggest that the official, Peter Cohen, was deeply involved in efforts to conceal donations coordinated by the disgraced financier.
MIT media lab director Joichi Ito resigns over ties to Jeffrey EpsteinJoichi Ito, the director of an influential academic center at MIT, resigned Saturday over his ties to convicted pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. According to a bombshell New Yorker..
Director of MIT's Media Lab steps down in wake of Epstein revelationsThe director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article revealed that the lab tried to conceal donations from disgraced late..
MIT sets review of donations, apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein tiesMassachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations..
More fallout over MIT's past ties to Jeffrey EpsteinMIT is facing backlash after it was revealed the school took money from Jeffrey Epstein. At least two researchers have reportedly announced plans to resign from the MIT Media Lab in protest. Boston..
Word of Jeffrey Epstein's $200K donation causes senior MIT lab staffer to resignControversy surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's donations to the MIT lab date back to 2015. He reportedly gave over $200,000.
Survivors Network, Ultra Deep, The Future FactoryParents of a 2012 Aurora, Colorado, shooting victim travel the country to help others impacted by mass shootings; Then, what lies at the bottom of one of the deepest holes ever dug by man?; And, making..