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MIT Groups Insist That Bitcoin Is the Way of the Future

Even though Massachusetts officials recently warned residents about the possible risks when buying and using crypto-currencies, and told them to stick to traditional methods of payment […]

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MIT Students Hung Thousands of Paper Cranes in Memory of Officer Sean Collier

On Friday, April 18, the MIT community took the day to remember Officer Sean Collier, who was shot and killed last year by the alleged […]

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Throwback Thursday: When MIT Was Founded

We remember the year 1861 in American history largely because it marked the start of the Civil War. But up here in Massachusetts, the era […]

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Coughs and Sneezes Float Farther Than You Think

Dr. Oz once filmed an episode where he had a machine that mimicked the effect of a sneeze with dyed powder. He placed a dummy several feet from the sneeze machine in order […]

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Visualizing Cambridge’s Bike-Crash Data

As winter makes way for spring, Hubway stations reopen, and biking season pedals into full-force, it’s important for cyclists to be informed about which streets […]

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MIT Students Will Run in Their Undies to Raise Money for Officer Collier Scholarship

Students from MIT will strip down to their skivvies in a strange but heartfelt tribute to Officer Sean Collier, who was killed last year during […]

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The ‘Sleeping MIT Students’ Blog Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

This in-depth chart shows when students from MIT are typically asleep, at least according to a survey conducted by the school’s paper of record. But […]

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Living Proof Launches Its First Skin Care Product

Inside a lab in Cambridge, scientists in white coats are huddled behind a microscope, intently searching for the discovery that may one day smooth your […]

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MIT Collecting Paper Cranes to Honor Officer Sean Collier

An independent group from MIT is trying to rally the community at the school—and beyond—to make as many paper cranes as possible for a special […]

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Can MIT Help Solve the Mystery of Bigfoot?

Matt Knapp thinks that Bigfoot research is a mess right now. “The facts are that in terms of progress, the Bigfoot research community has ultimately […]

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Marathon Survivor Dances for the First Time Since April Attack

  A Boston Marathon bombing survivor that lost one of her legs in the April attack got the chance to dance again with the assistance […]

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MIT Takes ‘Pi Day’ Very Seriously

When it comes to celebrating mathematical constants, MIT takes the cake. Or pie, actually. On the unofficial holiday “Pi Day,” an ode to the ratio […]

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What the Tech?: Robotic Fish Are Lurking in the Waters

Legislators and privacy advocates have been seriously concerned with unmanned drones taking over the skies and spying on people below. But did they ever think […]

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MIT Students Are Trying to Create a Language Based on GIFs

GIFs could one day be the new emojis. Well, that’s sort of the plan, according to two MIT Media Lab students who have embarked on […]

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‘Humans of MIT’ Takes a Page from the Popular New York Photography Project

It’s usually the case that innovators from MIT inspire others to create something great. But in the instance of a particular photography project drumming up […]