Thursday, September 21, 2017

Study helps explain varying outcomes for cancer, Down Syndrome-2017

Aneuploidy is a condition in which cells contain an abnormal number of chromosomes, and is known to be the cause of many types...

MIT News: Media Lab sets sights on space-2017

Amid a recent resurgence of interest and investment in space, the MIT Media Lab is setting up a new initiative to explore the...

Celebrating 25 years of MIT-JR East Railway partnership-2017

In 1870, just nine years after the founding of MIT, the first international student arrived at the Institute; he was from Japan. Over time,...

The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback-2017

The Committee on Animal Care (CAC) and the vice president for research welcome any information that would aid our efforts to assure the...
Octopus City Found In Australia

Octopus City Found In Australia

Scientists have found another “Octopus City” along the Australian coast. The city of Atlantis might just be a myth, but a new underwater metropolis may...

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation-2017

When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of...

Grounded in geology | MIT News-2017

Let’s say country X is sitting on an abundance of oil reserves. If its institutions are strong and stable — think Norway —...

MIT News: Lorraine Wong awarded 2017 MIT Collier Medal-2017

In 2014, MIT created the Collier Medal to honor Police Officer Sean Collier’s commitment to engaging with the community around him during his...

Q&A: Meet MIT’s experts in Asian security-2017

These are fraught times for scholars of security studies, perhaps even more so for those engaged with Asia. Just as the 20th century...

Seeing black holes and beyond-2017

A powerful new array of radio telescopes is being deployed for the first time this week, as the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)...

Trends

North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for those charged with crimes such as distributing South Korean media, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
Opinion: 'Avocado Hand' Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Opinion: ‘Avocado Hand’ Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Doctors are calling for warning labels on avocados to staunch the 'post-brunch surge' of injuries. Doctors have reported a worryingly high rise in the number...
Perry Cohen's mother files wrongful-death lawsuit

Perry Cohen’s mother files wrongful-death lawsuit, Report

The family of Perry Cohen, a teenager who disappeared during a fishing trip with friend Austin Stephanos off the coast of Florida two years...
Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage

Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage, Singer Was 35

Barbara Weldens has died suddenly while performing onstage during a concert in the village of Goudron on Wednesday night (local time). The 35-year-old up-and-coming artist...
Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter's Moon Io

Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Taking advantage of a rare orbital alignment between two of Jupiter’s moons, Io and Europa, researchers have obtained an exceptionally detailed map of the...
Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

An Alaska man faces up to 99 years in prison for killing his girlfriend in a botched suicide attempt. Victor Sibson, 21, is facing second-degree...

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation-2017

When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of...
No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

Trump told journalists aboard Air Force One this week that he doesn't think a full border wall is needed because of natural barriers that...

Woman says Fitbit helped save her life-2017

Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count...

Comcast announces its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile-2017

Comcast, a cable company notorious for poor customer service, now wants to be your cellular provider, as well....
China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China has appointed new commanders of its army and air force in a reshuffle ahead of next month’s Communist Party congress, as President Xi...