While a quick nap feels great once your head hits the pillow, arising from a brief slumber often leaves people feeling groggy and out of […]
If there is fingerprint access technology for smartphones, to keep the wrong person from using a device, why not do the same for guns? That’s […]
Nobody enjoys sluggishly searching for an open parking spot in the busiest parts of Boston, as drivers stuck behind them lay on the horn in […]
Where else but MIT would a tiny device that uses science to slowly deliver alcohol into a drink be developed? Probably nowhere. Known as the […]
Researchers at MIT are at it again, continuing to push the boundaries of physical space with projects that people at one time could have only […]
Siri, the iPhone’s sassy personal assistant, was just the beginning. Right now, behavioral scientists are racing to develop a new generation of apps and programs that can mimic compassion, concern, and sympathy—technology they hope we will form relationships with, even fall in love with.