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2014-06-17 10:24:50

How much commuting can you tolerate?

2013-12-19 10:45:28

Many residents of Britain, Italy, and Belgium imagine there to be a kind of north-south divide in their countries, marking a barrier between different social groups and regional characteristics.

2010-12-09 13:39:49

A group of researchers at MIT, Cornell University and University College London have used one of the world's largest databases of telecommunications records to redraw the map of Great Britain.

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2010-02-19 09:35:00

Imagine that pixels could fly out of your computer screen and create an immersive, luminous cloud capable of displaying digital information in three-dimensional space.

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2009-12-14 15:35:00

Tomorrow, December 15, at the Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change, MIT researchers will debut the Copenhagen Wheel -- a revolutionary new bicycle wheel that not only boosts power, but can keep track of friends, fitness, smog, and traffic.

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2009-11-30 12:25:00

A team of leading architects and engineers has just unveiled designs for the Cloud -- a landmark structure to commemorate London's role as host of the 2012 Olympics.

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2009-10-29 10:50:00

MIT researchers and designers are developing the Affective Intelligent Driving Agent (AIDA) - a new in-car personal robot that aims to change the way we interact with our car.

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2005-05-27 15:37:57

A group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University have designed what they're calling a "tsunami-safe(r) house" that is less likely to collapse under wind and pounding surf.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.