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February 6, 2014
“We’re trying to start a conversation with the community where we can say, like cancer, the surgical appearance is part of what you use to understand the patient situation."
New York Times,
February 2, 2014
"And for the vast majority of us cousins, I don’t foresee much harmful fallout from semi-public family trees, especially since the first names of living relatives usually remain hidden."
January 30, 2014
"Generating electricity from solar-thermal energy, however, usually requires a large-scale system, with an array of mirrors that reflect and concentrate sunlight onto tanks or pipes filled with water or other liquids."
January 30, 2014
"Like its namesake in the animal kingdom, the mechanized Cheetah increases its stride and running speed by flexing and un-flexing its metallic spine on every step. "
Los Angeles Times,
January 28, 2014
"Reading science fiction is like an ethics class for inventors, and engineers and designers should be trying to think like science fiction authors when they approach their own work."
January 26, 2014
"Boston, Massachusetts, confirms its position as education capital of the world, with six schools in the top 100, including Harvard (1st) and MIT: Sloan (8th)."
January 24, 2014
"A new report from the MIT Center for Real Estate forecasts home prices in 60 U.S. cities. Whether housing prices are going up or down depends on where you live."
January 23, 2014
“Working with university partners like MIT and Stanford enables us to address some of the longer-term challenges surrounding automated driving while exploring more near-term solutions for delivering an even safer and more efficient driving experience”
January 22, 2014
"Kevin Burgos works full-time, earns more than the minimum wage and even fixes cars on the side to bring in extra money to support his family."
January 20, 2014
"The power of edX and of MOOCs more generally is to democratize education. People want to learn no matter their circumstance or their age, and the experience of our students shows definitively that this is the case."