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The Boston Globe,
June 28, 2013
"Boston might be the cradle of the next industrial revolution. Formlabs from MIT’s Media Lab is spearheading the 3-D printer revolution, and many start-ups are jumping on to the craze."
New York Times,
June 27, 2013
"Women work hard everywhere. The question is in part whether this work is remunerated and picked up in official gross domestic product statistics."
June 26, 2013
"The new planets completely fill up the habitable zone of Gliese 667C, as there are no more stable orbits in which a planet could exist at the right distance to it."
Video system detects pulse from tiny head movements ,
June 25, 2013
"Tests revealed that pulse measurements were consistent with those produced by electrocardiograms, varying by just a few beats per minute."
June 24, 2013
"The standard would increase the amount of capital the lenders must hold to 6 percent of total assets, regardless of their risk, according to four people with knowledge of the talks. That’s twice the level set by global banking supervisors."
June 21, 2013
"While there has been a lot of academic work done on meetings, our research is unique in that it is one of the first studies to use a data-driven approach to meeting analysis.”
June 20, 2013
"You can think of it like a three-dimensional photograph that uses lasers instead of everyday light. One laser is shined on the holographed object while another laser bypasses the object completely."
June 19, 2013
"A growing body of research suggests that the longer you keep your rear end in your chair and your eyes glued to your screen, the less productive you may be."
June 18, 2013
"Besides a digital face, the MIT-developed MACH has speech- and face-recognition tools, allowing it to pick up on behavior, then advise people on how to correct awkward behavior."
New York Times,
June 17, 2013
"Every few months for 12 years, I have visited a Massachusetts prison to teach creative writing to a group of locked-up men."