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Astraeus Technologies
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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 […]

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Wellness

MIT Created an Ingestible Robot That Crawls Around the Stomach

MIT, purveyor of all things insane, has one-upped even itself. Researchers at the school have developed an “ingestible origami robot” that could be used to […]

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MIT Basketball Player Pleads Not Guilty in Alleged Rape in BU Dorm

An MIT basketball player pleaded not guilty to rape charges, after he was accused of entering a BU dorm and sexually assaulting a student there. Samson Donick, 20, of Tiburon, […]

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Shiva Ayyadurai Sues Gawker for $35 Million for Saying He Didn’t Invent Email

A Cambridge man and MIT graduate who claims to have invented email in the late ’70s is suing Gawker Media for $35 million, alleging one of its sites […]

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Wellness

Wrinkle Cure of Your Dreams May Haunt Your Nightmares

You’ve tried creams. You’ve tried serums. You’ve tried makeup. But the miracle skin product you’ve been waiting for may be none of the above. Scientists […]

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Harvard and MIT Named World’s Most Prestigious Universities

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have once again been named the most prestigious universities in the world, according to a new list, […]

Arts & Entertainment

Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist Joins Boston Marathon Bombing Film Patriots Day

Supergirl actress Melissa Benoist and two others have joined the cast of Patriots Day. Benoist will play Katherine Russell, the wife of Boston Marathon bomber […]

Arts & Entertainment

Willow Smith Dishes on Her Trip to MIT in Teen Vogue

Willow Smith, who once called going to school for a year depressing and the “worst experience,” is thinking about going to school in the Boston […]

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Wellness

This App Would Tell You the Brutal Truth About Your Groceries

Wouldn’t it be great to have a dietitian who would accompany you to the grocery store whenever you wanted, for free? That scenario’s just wishful […]

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MIT Ranked Best Engineering School for 28th Consecutive Year

MIT tops U.S. News & World Report newly released list of the best engineering schools in the country, marking the 28th consecutive year the school has taken […]

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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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

News

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, […]