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Harvard, MIT Economists Win Nobel Prize

Economists from Harvard and MIT shared the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday morning. Harvard’s Oliver Hart, a 68-year-old, London-born […]

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MIT Breakthrough May Stop Breast Cancer from Spreading

Thanks to a promising gene therapy breakthrough, MIT may be closer to reducing breast cancer fatalities. Metastasis, the process by which cancer cells spread throughout […]

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The MIT Open Style Lab Is Changing the Face of Fashion

For Jim Wice, fancy events presented a major dilemma. Not because socializing made him nervous—quite the opposite; he was eager to attend dinner parties and […]

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This Crazy MIT Device Knows When You’re Happy or Sad

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) mean it when they say they know how you feel. They’re behind a device called EQ-Radio, […]

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MIT Lets You Judge a Book By Reading Through Its Cover

Judging a book by its cover will soon be a thing of the past thanks to MIT. A group of researchers, with help from folks at Georgia […]

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An MIT Flugtag Team Is Launching Bananas into Flight

A team of MIT engineers swoops into Red Bull’s Flugtag competition.

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Is E. Coli the Next Cancer Therapy?

E. coli is most commonly associated with extremely unpleasant illnesses. But researchers at MIT and the University of California at San Diego may have found […]

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MIT Researchers Developed a Device That Makes Drugs On Demand

In our tech savvy world, we’re used to having TV shows, groceries, taxis, and more there when we want them. An innovation from MIT could add medicine […]

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MIT Researchers Are 3D-Printing High-Tech Hair

Hair isn’t just for your head anymore. Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are 3D-printing strands, and opening up a world of 3D-printed possibility. Printing […]

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Harvard, MIT, and Williams College Make Forbes’ List of Top Colleges

Don’t sweat that quarter-million you just dropped at Harvard or MIT, everyone who just graduated from Harvard or MIT. According to Forbes, the brainy masses […]

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Boston Ranked One of the World’s Best Tech Cities

The Silicon Valley area is familiar to a global audience as a mecca of tech innovation, with startups and established tech companies from Apple to Google, […]

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Marvel’s New Iron Man Is a Teen Genius from MIT

Move over Tony Stark, there’s a new Iron Man in town, and she’s pretty awesome. On Wednesday, Marvel unveiled Riri Williams, its newest comic book […]

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MIT Engineers Developed an Incredibly Strong Artificial Skin

MIT is at it again. Engineers from the school have developed a substance that they say could eventually be used to make artificial skin, long-lasting contact […]

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Top Moments from Matt Damon’s MIT Commencement Speech

Matt Damon didn’t have to mop up any floors during his return to MIT on Friday morning as the Good Will Hunting star was the […]

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MIT and Harvard Students Developed a Lung Cancer Breathalyzer

Thanks to Astraeus Technologies, diagnosing lung cancer could someday be as easy as breathing. That’s not an exaggeration. Astraeus’ product, L CARD, works like a […]