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MIT, Harvard Creates System to Load Web Pages Faster

Waiting around for a web page to load might become a thing of the past. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and […]

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MIT Goes to a Galaxy Far, Far Away for Star Wars-Themed Admissions Video

The force is strong with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The university’s admissions department recently released a Star Wars-themed video reminding prospective students of the […]

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Ray Tomlinson, the Man Who Invented Email in Cambridge, Dead at 74

Ray Tomlinson, the man who invented email in Cambridge in 1971, has died of an apparent heart attack. He was 74. A native of Brampton, […]

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Local Scientists Are Helping NASA Make Robotic Astronauts

Local scientists are helping NASA create a new kind of astronaut.

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MIT Creates Donald Trump Bot Using ‘Deep Learning,’ Irony Abounds

As if the 2016 election cycle couldn’t get more absurd, the folks at MIT just added a dash of artificial intelligence to a race that has, […]

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MIT Climate Change Activists End Sit-in After 116 Days

Like most MIT students, Ben Scandella did the math. “I estimate that I’ve sat between 550 and 600 hours,” says Scandella, a spokesman for Fossil […]

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An MIT Professor Reversed Some Autism Symptoms in Mice

Thanks to a new discovery, an MIT scientist may have made the first step toward finding a way to reverse autism. Guoping Feng, a professor […]

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Unveiling Announced for Boston Marathon Memorial Sculptures

Two glass sculptures commemorating first responders and victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing will be unveiled at MIT in April. The 2013 Marathon Tribute […]

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MIT Dean Wants to Start a New, Radically Different University in Massachusetts

Since the founding of Harvard University in 1638, the number of colleges and universities in Massachusetts has grown to a staggering 114. Professor Christine Ortiz, a dean […]

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Researchers May Be Getting Closer to a Diabetes Cure

A scientific breakthrough from MIT, Harvard, Boston Children’s Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center, and UMass Medical School could put a cure for type 1 diabetes within […]

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MIT’s Drones Are Scary Fast and Incredibly Precise, Because Science

MIT has developed yet another piece of technology best described as “awesome yet vaguely terrifying should the Machines ever rise up against us.” The school’s Computer Science […]

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MIT Orchestra to Debut Two David Bowie Symphonies for Cancer Research

MIT’s volunteer orchestra will pay tribute to David Bowie by performing two symphonies inspired by the late rocker’s work, in a concert benefitting cancer research. The two […]

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MIT Student Took a Million Pics of Boston’s Skyline from the Same Spot Over Five Years

If you live in Greater Boston, sooner or later, you’re going to snap a photo of the skyline. There will come a day when the Prudential […]

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MIT Researcher Bassel Khartabil Reportedly Sentenced to Death in Syria

Bassel Khartabil, a Syrian open-source software developer from Damascus, is believed to have been secretly sentenced to death by the Assad regime after being imprisoned […]

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An MIT-Developed Bandage Can Sense Temperature Changes and Deliver Medicine

MIT engineers have developed a product they’re calling “the Band-Aid of the future.” The stretchy gel bandage stores tiny drug reservoirs in its casing. Medicine is […]