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Project Overview ‹ Fragile Instruments

We introduce a family of fragile electronic musical instruments designed to be “played” through the act of destruction. Each Fragile Instrument …

Flute

This “bacteria shirt” might help you sweat less at the gym, which would be so nice

You’re supposed to break a sweat at the gym, but when you’re doing a long workout and your t-shirt is sticking to your back, it can sort of kill your …

Bacteria

CEEPR Site

About CEEPR<p>Since 1977, the <b>Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research</b> (CEEPR) has been a focal point for research on energy and environmental …

MIT Sloan

Why you should pay your employees as much as you can

No matter what industry you're in, the bottom line of most businesses is the same: to maximize profits at all costs.<p>Every successful leader and …

Sherlock Holmes

Bacteria Shirt Might Be the Key to Not Being Drenched in Sweat After Working Out

Many of us emerge from our workouts looking like a (literal) hot mess — faces bright red, out of breath, hair all over the place, and every inch of …

Bacteria

Using Bitcoin to prevent identity theft

A reaction to the 2008 financial crisis, Bitcoin is a digital-currency scheme designed to wrest control of the monetary system from central banks. …

Bitcoin

Uber Will Start Charging You What They Think You’re Willing to Pay

Sometimes you get in an Uber to, say, go to the airport and find that it costs way less than you expected. Sometimes it costs more. Most of the time …

Uber

First-ever winners of MITx Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs announced

MIT’s Office of Digital Learning honored the winners of its inaugural <i>MITx</i> Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs (massive open online courses) at …

Learning

The Question Every Executive Should Ask

Gone are the days of centralized control of information and decision-making within organizations. With information now widely distributed among …

Health Care

The 10 colleges that produce the most billionaires

We've all heard about college dropouts who became billionaires. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Dell all left college without a diploma only …

Wealth

This "Living" Clothing Keeps You Cool by Breathing

Alive and Breathing<p>If it was up to a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the next trend in sportswear would be …

The Future

Toyota Wants to Store Driving Data in Blockchain

Toyota Wants to Store Driving Data in Blockchain<p>Blockchain, the foundation of digital currencies like Bitcoin, could also come in handy to securely …

Bitcoin

Living cells line this workout shirt to let it breathe better and keep you cool

Why it matters to you<p>Biohybrid technology can turn everyday objects into dynamic and responsive devices -- including having your workout shirts keep …

Clothing

2017 Winners of the Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts

The Schnitzer Prize was established in 1996 through an endowment from Harold and Arlene Schnitzer of Portland, Oregon. Harold Schnitzer, a real …

MIT Media Lab

Bacteria can paint with light, thanks to genetic engineering

Nope. You’re not looking at a Bob Ross still life. This faintly colored image was “painted” by bacteria (<i>Escherichia coli</i>) that produce colored …

Biology

Speeding up quality control for biologics

Drugs manufactured by living cells, also called biologics, are one of the fastest-growing segments of the pharmaceutical industry. These drugs, often …

Protein

Zach Hartwig: Applying diverse skills in pursuit of a fusion breakthrough

Making nuclear fusion a practical energy source is a complex challenge that will require diverse capabilities — like the scientific, engineering, …

Physics

Rupert's Richemont bets on duty-free

Johannesburg - Johann Rupert, the billionaire who controls Cartier owner Richemont, envisions a future in which humans are displaced by robots in the …

News (South Africa)

3 Ways VR and AI Startups Are Alleviating the Isolation Mentality

The smartest VR and AI startups are already targeting this market -- besides being good business, it presents an opportunity to actually improve people's lives.<p>Some critics believe VR will disconnect us even further from reality than social media already has. But what if you're already disconnected …

MIT used bacteria to create a self-ventilating workout shirt

Next step: a garment that releases a nice aroma at the gym.<p>Many rain jackets have zippers at the armpits that, when opened, let out perspiration and funk that would otherwise stay trapped inside. But researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a prototype of a wearable …

Biology

How technology is changing our world — and ourselves

Flying cars, robot butlers, and metallic jumpsuits — the science-fiction future that was to be our present is still not a reality.

Artificial Intelligence

Professional Certificate Program - MIT - Center for Real Estate

Earn a Professional Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Development.<p>Across the world, changing trends, demographics, and investment strategies are …

Real Estate

To make America great again, fund science, Scripps Research grads told

With high-powered remarks about the importance of science for the future of America and humanity, The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla marked …

San Diego

NASA: Earth might be shielded from strong space radiation by man-made 'bubble'

Earth is blanketed by a man-made bubble which protects the planet from high-energy space radiation, a new finding by NASA reveals.<p><b>Also Read:</b> <b>NASA's Juno explores mighty Jupiter's mysterious clouds</b><p>Scientists have discovered that apart from shaping Earth's landscape, humans can also shape near-space …

Earth Science

There's Now "Liquid Spanx" for Eye Bags, Because Sure

Under-eye bags are an accessory we could all afford to live without (if we could). But busy lives, long hours, seasonal allergies, and even genetics …

Beauty

Lecture 3: Wave-Particle Duality of Radiation and Matter | Video Lectures | Principles of Chemical Science | Chemistry

Welcome!<p>This is one of over 2,200 courses on OCW. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left.<p><b>MIT OpenCourseWare</b> is a free & …

Learning

These robots at MIT can teach one another

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are developing robots that can teach each other learned skills.<p>Dubbed C-LEARN, (the ‘C’ stands for ‘constraints’) the program sought to solve issues faced in how robots learn. Traditionally, robots usually either …

Robots

Consulate reaches out to students

The Chinese consulate is looking to improve its services.The Chinese Consulate General in New York wrapped up two months of overseas study service …

Education

River Flow On Saturn Moon Titan More Like Mars Than Earth

Titan is the only place in our solar system where liquid currently flows in the same way it does on Earth, but it turns out that this moon of Saturn …

Planets

MIT student sues CIA for info on Twitter jokes

A Massachusetts doctoral student is trying to force the CIA to open up about how it uses jokes on social media.<p>The CIA has been on Twitter since June …

CIA