Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
Towards schooling that transforms
Towards schooling that transforms
For the past 30 years I have taught at some of the top universities in the United States -- Berkeley, Harvard and New York University. At none of...
Students take images of Earth from space on a shoestring
Students take images of Earth from space on a shoestring
An American science student has captured images of the curvature of the Earth after sending a balloon into space on a shoestring budget.
Your next gadget may come with a surprise
Your next gadget may come with a surprise
From iPods to navigation systems, some of today's hottest gadgets are landing on store shelves with some unwanted extras from the factory --...
Dream of one laptop per child starts to deliver
Dream of one laptop per child starts to deliver
Low-cost computers meant to usher poor children worldwide into the digital age are being mass-produced in China as United States non-profit One...
Wear technology, don't carry it
Wear technology, don't carry it
From clothes riddled with sensors to name tags that detect our moods, computing's next wave could unleash small devices that increasingly augment...
Nanotechnology makes clean, efficient conductor
Nanotechnology makes clean, efficient conductor
By crushing a widely used semiconductor into nanoparticles, researchers said on Thursday they have created a compound that could lead to cleaner,...
Gehry sued over leaky university building
Gehry sued over leaky university building
It was supposed to be a geek palace for some of the brightest people on the planet. Dissonant angles, sloping floors, an exterior that suggested...

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