Articles about Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT

This 3D-printable 'living ink' can capture toxins, release anti-cancer drugs

29 Nov 2021

Technology
This 3D-printable 'living ink' can capture toxins, release anti-cancer drugs

The next logical step to 3D printing inanimate objects is to print living beings, and a team of researchers appears to have done just that. They have developed an ink that can be 3D printed that comprises engineered bacterial cells.

NASA's MOXIE proof-of-concept successfully converts Martian carbon dioxide to oxygen

22 Apr 2021

Technology
NASA's MOXIE proof-of-concept successfully converts Martian carbon dioxide to oxygen

Besides the Ingenuity helicopter that took flight on Mars earlier this week, NASA had sent another proof of concept to the red planet. The device is called Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment (MOXIE).

MIT engineers taught spinach to send emails upon detecting explosives

03 Feb 2021

Technology
MIT engineers taught spinach to send emails upon detecting explosives

Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology led by Professor Michael Strano have successfully embedded spinach leaves with carbon nanotubes.

Indian-American Bhavya Lal appointed Acting Chief of Staff of NASA

02 Feb 2021

World
Indian-American Bhavya Lal appointed Acting Chief of Staff of NASA

Indian-American Bhavya Lal was on Monday appointed as the Acting Chief of Staff of the US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Now, MIT's superhuman tech can see through thick walls

11 Oct 2019

Technology
Now, MIT's superhuman tech can see through thick walls

After beating humans in playing professional games and detecting critical diseases, artificial intelligence-backed machines are doing things that are way beyond human control.

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

27 Sep 2018

India
Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.

This Indian from MIT won most promising economist award

21 Apr 2018

World
This Indian from MIT won most promising economist award

Parag Pathak, a professor of Economics in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has won the prestigious John Bates Clark award for academic contributions from a young economist.

MIT launches new drones that switch between flying and driving

30 Jun 2017

Technology
MIT launches new drones that switch between flying and driving

Scientists and researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have successfully developed a fleet of eight robotic drones that have the dual capability to fly through air and travel by land.

Amsterdam to launch self-driving Roboats in 2017

25 Sep 2016

Technology
Amsterdam to launch self-driving Roboats in 2017

Amsterdam's canals are set to witness 'Roboats' - the world's first driverless boats - that will be launched in 2017.