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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

File photo of the MIT campus. (credit: Getty Images)

Judge: MIT Can Redact Info In Swartz Documents

A federal judge has ruled that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can black out the names of university officials and other information when releasing documents related to the investigation into free-information activist Aaron Swartz.

05/14/2013

File photo of people protesting against SOPA, a proposed act that was defeated thanks to the late Aaron Swartz. (credit: Getty Images)

Prosecutor Gives Emotional Defense In Case Of Deceased Hacker Swartz

A federal prosecutor who has been sharply criticized following the suicide of an Internet freedom activist appeared to fight back tears as she defended her office’s handling of a hacking case against him.

01/17/2013

MIT researchers are looking to imitate nature in the medical field. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

MIT Creating Porcupine-Inspired Medical Needles

Engineers are creating medical needles and adhesives that emulate barb-tipped porcupine quills.

12/12/2012