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3 Lawmakers Ask State To Cut Ties With Economist

Three state lawmakers on Monday urged the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin to sever ties with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist who was shown on video saying it was the “stupidity of the American voter” that helped create the Affordable Care Act.

11/17/2014

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Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Humanity’s ‘Biggest Existential Threat’

During a Q&A session Friday, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk stated that artificial intelligence is humanity’s “biggest existential threat.”

10/28/2014

Light emitters and a camera combine to give a robot the ability to "see" without human input. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Researchers: Robots ‘See’ Objects With High-Tech Sensor

Light emitters and a camera combine to give a robot the ability to “see” without human input.

10/08/2014

An underwater robot could use ultra-sound to scan the hulls of ships suspected of smuggling. (Photo by Christopher Mobley/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Researchers Develop Underwater Robots To Sniff Out Drugs, Weapons

An underwater robot could use ultra-sound to scan the hulls of ships suspected of smuggling.

10/02/2014

A group of scientists warn that warmer temperatures and an increase in air pollution could kill off many crops by mid-century. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Climate Change, Air Pollution Will Lead To Famine By 2050

Climate change exacerbated by ozone pollution may kill many of the world’s crops.

07/28/2014

MIT Holds Memorial Service For Security Officer Killed By Terror Suspects

Arrest Made In Bombing Related Killing Of MIT Police Officer

By DENISE LAVOIE   Associated Press    BOSTON (AP) _ A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer […]

07/22/2014

NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NASA: Humans Will Prove ‘We Are Not Alone In The Universe’ Within 20 Years

NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades.

07/15/2014

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Remote-Controlled Chip Implanted Under Woman’s Skin Could Deliver Birth Control For Up To 16 Years

A chip has been developed that is capable of being used as a contraceptive or for other drug administration purposes once placed under the skin.

07/07/2014

Atomic switch can be turned on and off with a single photon of light, paving the way for a super-secure "quantum Internet." (Getty Images)

Harvard Researchers Design Quantum Triggers That Can Be Activated By Single Photon

Scientists create switch that can be activated with a single photon of light.

05/06/2014

File photo of a water faucet. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Water Can Be Filtered Using Wood

A scientist has discovered a way to create clean drinking water using wood.

03/06/2014

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