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MIT visiting scientist sends department-wide email defending Jeffrey Epstein (updated)

Richard Stallman referred to Jeffrey Epstein's victim as part of a 'harem' in a department-wide email.

On Sep 13, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

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Scientists build laser that can send sounds only you can hear

Highly-targeted audio signals can only be heard by intended recipient.

On Jan 28, 2019 by Mikael Thalen


Trick or…trick: MIT launches new collective intelligence experiment for Halloween

Is this creepy? Or extremely creepy?

On Oct 27, 2018 by Stephanie Fillion

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Why is YouTube blocking education videos from MIT?

This is... weird.

On Jun 18, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

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Uber and MIT feud over wages—so, what do drivers really make? (updated)

MIT finds drivers make less than $4 an hour, but past studies say otherwise.

On Mar 5, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

MIT engineers have created a living tattoo

Engineers 3D print a ‘living tattoo’ with a new kind of ink

Smart "living" tattoos can light up in response to environmental stimuli.

On Dec 6, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Tiny robots could become the ultimate wearable of the future

A different kind of wearable.

On Oct 24, 2016 by Mike Wehner

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This super powerful scanner can read a book without opening the cover

This new advancement from MIT could revolutionize the way we handle ancient manuscripts.

On Sep 12, 2016 by John-Michael Bond

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MIT just invented a way for virtual characters to interact with real-world objects

It could make it easier for digital objects to interact with the real world.

On Aug 2, 2016 by Selena Larson

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YouTube, Spotify, other major labels join forces to streamline digital music royalties

This could be big.

On Jun 14, 2016 by Christine Friar

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Dude says goodbye to his graduate thesis with photos of their time together

It's so hard to let go.

On May 20, 2016 by Elijah Watson

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MIT’s virtual ‘guide dog’ could help the visually impaired

With a 3D camera and braille feedback, the system helps people interact with the world.

On Feb 4, 2016 by Selena Larson

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MIT created an electronic bandage that heals wounds faster

Smart bandages could revolutionize the treatment of wounds.

On Dec 9, 2015 by AJ Dellinger

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The field of soft robotics is all about a gentle touch

A gentle touch.

On Oct 2, 2015 by Dylan Love

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A new 3D printer sculpts objects out of molten glass

You wouldn't want one in your office, but this printer can create works of art.

On Aug 26, 2015 by Mike Wehner