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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

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