Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

  • MIT researchers develop technology for long-distance 3D interaction 03-01-2014 01:50 PM

    Cambridge: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of people or objects in a different location. MIT's Tangible Media Group calls the technology inFORM. A person in one location moves or puts an object in...
  • MIT develops hand-held device to catch early signs of eye disease 26-12-2013 04:53 PM

    MIT researchers have developed a new hand-held device that scans a patient's entire retina in seconds to detect a host of retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed the new instrument which is the first to combine cutting-edge technologies...
  • Andhra Pradesh to sign MoU with MIT to better its education 05-06-2013 08:25 AM

    New York: Andhra Pradesh is set to sign an MoU with the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology to tap its vast resources to help give the state's educational system a face lift, the state's information technology and communications minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah said here on Tuesday. The minister said the finer...
  • Boston twin blasts: A timeline of events that unfolded at MIT and Watertown 19-04-2013 11:34 PM

    The hunt for the second suspect in the Boston bombings case is narrowing, according to reports in Watertown. ...
  • Boston blasts: New photo released of the suspect on the run 19-04-2013 03:12 PM

    Watertown: Police in Boston have released a new photo showing the man believed to be a suspect in the marathon bombings, shown in earlier footage in a white hat. In the new photo, he's wearing a gray hoodie sweatshirt pulled up on his head. Police say he's on the loose,...
  • Boston blasts: 1 suspect killed, another on the run, say police 19-04-2013 02:13 PM

    Watertown: Police on Friday said that one of two suspects (Black Hat) in the shooting of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer was dead and a massive manhunt was underway for another (White Hat). The two suspects are also believed to be involved in the Boston Marathon bombing, confirmed...
  • US: Suspect in MIT shooting no longer in campus, says university 19-04-2013 12:48 PM

    Watertown: The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) police officer is no longer on campus and students have been advised they can resume normal activities, the university said on its website on Friday. "MIT Police have determined that the suspect in this evening's shooting...
  • US: Explosions, gunfire near Boston after policeman was killed at MIT 19-04-2013 11:34 AM

    Watertown: There were reports of gunfire and explosions as a manhunt was on for the killer of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer in the Watertown area near Boston in the United States early on Friday morning. A massive police operation was on in the area following the reports...
  • US: Policeman killed in shooting at MIT campus 19-04-2013 10:11 AM

    Cambridge: A police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been shot and killed at the campus outside of Boston, authorities said early Friday. No arrests had been made and a manhunt was on for the shooter. The officer was responding to report of a disturbance Thursday night when...
  • US: Gunshots heard at MIT campus, police officer injured 19-04-2013 09:30 AM

    Cambridge: State police say a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston. State police spokesman Dave Procopio says the shooting took place about 10:30 pm outside an MIT building. The injured officer was described as a...
  • 2 Indians among Forbes' top 15 education innovators list 10-11-2012 07:49 AM

    New York: Indian-origin CEO of Datawind, the maker of India's low-cost tablet Aakash, Suneet Singh Tuli and Massachusettes Institute of Technology professor Anant Agarwal have been named by Forbes magazine among the 15 "classroom revolutionaries" who are using innovative technologies to reinvent education for students and teachers globally. The Forbes...
  • Now cellphone which can detect cataract 07-07-2011 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: A hundred rupee lens attachment and some special software turn your smart phone into an eye doctor. One you can use anytime, anywhere to check if family members are developing the first signs of Cataract. Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab said, "Catra is like a radar...
  • MIT rolls out amazing artifacts for 150th birthday 11-01-2011 11:10 AM

    Boston: A letter following a chance meeting with Albert Einstein and 1930s research on the perfect cup of coffee are two artifacts in an exhibit to mark the 150th anniversary of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The coffee research, which helped to reshape the food industry, and mathematician Norbert Wiener's...
  • Dangers of flying change around the globe: Study 04-09-2010 03:31 PM

    New York: Flying in the developing world is 13 times more dangerous than flying in the United States or other first world countries, according to a new study. Arnold Barnett, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management and a researcher on aviation safety, calculated that...
  • Harvard tops US best colleges rankings 17-08-2010 01:57 PM

    Boston: Harvard University has occupied the numero uno rank among national universities across the US, beating its Ivy League rival Princeton University by a single point in the US News and World Report's influential Best Colleges 2011 rankings. Last year, Harvard had shared the top position with Princeton University. Princeton...