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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.

Dyslexia Seen In Brain Scans Pre-K
2013-08-14 11:27:14

New research using brain scans could help identify kids at-risk of dyslexia before they even begin to recognize words and their meanings.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.