This year’s Lemelson-MIT Prize winner discusses grassroots ways for boosting the number of women in technology and business.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server this week.
The first study of contact patterns between high school students suggests new ways to halt the spread of disease.
A shoddily constructed building meant to be temporary survived for 55 years because some of MIT’s most significant postwar research happened there. What does that tell us about what architecture should do?
The explanation of the mysterious barren circles that form in the middle of fertile grasslands hints that similar circles may show up in other systems, say complexity scientists
We’ve renamed some of the story channels that organize our site.
If I get a tablet, maybe I could shake my smartphone addiction.
Navizon I.T.S. makes it easy to pinpoint Wi-Fi devices anywhere its listening nodes are installed.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
The first global study of third party web trackers reveals a hidden ecosystem of data gathering that spreads around the world.