A new study published by MIT revealed the earning potential of ride-hailing services. Uber and Lyft drivers are earning less than minimum wage.
Business Tech March 5, 2018
MIT engineers successfully created glowing plants with the help of the enzymes that make fireflies glow. The development could one day lead to more sustainable lighting methods.
Energy December 16, 2017
MIT's rubber duckie taxis called Duckiebots can navigate around the streets of Duckietown by self-driving. Cruisin' has never been cooler than this.
April 21, 2016
Sea sponges may be called the first animals on Earth. Scientists discovered traces of a mysterious molecule from sea sponges in rocks that date back to about 640 million years ago.
Animals February 25, 2016
A low-power chip for processing 3D camera data is hoped to serve as a potential virtual "guide dog" for the visually impaired. MIT researchers developed the recently unveiled chip and the prototype navigation system.
Wearable Tech February 7, 2016
Earlier studies noted trained seals’ ability to chase an object’s path even when blindfolded. Now a new study from engineers at the MIT further attributed this 'laser-like tracking ability' to the seals' unique whiskers.
Animals October 17, 2015
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University have developed a new antibacterial technology that can eliminate specific types of deadly bacteria without the use of antibiotics.
Life June 30, 2015
A powerful X-ray burst was seen coming from the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. What caused this record event?
Space January 7, 2015
Van Allen belts surrounding the Earth are hiding an invisible barrier, saving the planet from high-energy electrons. How was this found?
Animals November 28, 2014
Cheetah, a new robot developed by MIT researchers, was successfully tested without a tether for the first time. The experiment demonstrates a unique propulsion method for machines.
FUTURE TECH September 20, 2014