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2013-09-08 23:02:16

Today, MIT Startup GeriJoy announced that it is offering a special Grandparents Day promotion for

Giving CubeSats Greater Reach In Space
2013-09-07 04:49:46

Making space exploration cheaper and more accessible, “CubeSats” and other small satellites can be launched into orbit at a fraction of the weight and cost of traditional satellites.

South Pacific Flights Make More Ozone
2013-09-05 15:12:27

A new MIT study has shown that flights passing over a certain section of the South Pacific produce much more of the greenhouse gas ozone than others.

Solar Panel Wars: Study Shows How US Could Compete With China
2013-09-05 14:45:43

Scientists, publishing a paper in the journal Energy and Environmental Science, say they have found a way for the US to be a cost-competitor to China in the field of solar panel manufacturing.

200,000 Early Deaths A Year Due To Air Pollution, Says Study
2013-08-29 14:18:45

While the 1970 Clean Air Act was put in place by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to protect the public health, a new study by researchers from MIT’s Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment have found that these efforts likely aren’t doing enough.

MIT Creates New 3D Mapping Algorithm
2013-08-28 14:25:16

MIT researchers have created a new mapping algorithm capable of creating a highly detailed and accurate 3D maps of indoor and outdoor environments in real time.

2013-08-21 23:04:47

mPedigree Network's President, Bright B.

2013-08-21 23:04:34

For over a decade, MIT Technology Review has recognized a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.