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America likes to think of itself as a country where the doors to college are open to all, where anyone can earn a bachelor's degree through hard work and academic merit, and where public support for higher education is unwavering.
UC San Diego's reputation among academics ranks 40th in the world, according to a report released Thursday by the London-based Times Higher Education.
Cambridge-based mobile app Favecast was co-founded by Artyom Shamtsyan . He is joined by community managers Alex Zito-Wolf and Andrew Hall.
Daniela Rus, professor in electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be moderating a panel event at South by Southwest Interactive in Texas on March 10. Next week, thousands of tech enthusiasts and startup founders will be at the annual South by Southwest Interactive event in Austin, Texas.
A coalition of researchers, funders and businesses aims to facilitate the exchange of genomic data.
The MIT startup Ambri Inc. won a $250,000 grant Wednesday from New York state to develop and test a prototype battery with Con Edison Inc. The company, backed by investors including billionaires Bill Gates and Vinod Khosla, shown above at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 conference in San Francisco, plans to install its first two prototypes by early ... (more)
"There is no doubt that culture and religion play some role, but the fact remains that over the past 30 years, and particularly in the last decade, we have seen the rising tide of very conservative forces in the region."
THEMIS has observed how dense particles can "snake up" along magnetic field lines as cold plasma plumes.
OFFSHORING is not the quite the bogeyman it once was in America. The world's big emerging markets are more expensive places to do business these days and are growing more slowly as a result.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology chemists have devised a way to trap carbon dioxide and transform it into useful organic compounds, using a simple metal complex.
Universities from just two countries - the US and the UK - comprise the top 10 of the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2014.
Inspired by this embryonic induction mechanism, Ingber and Basma Hashmi, a Ph.D. candidate at SEAS who is the lead author of the current paper, set out to develop a way to engineer artificial teeth by creating a tissue-friendly material that accomplishes the same goal.
The College Board will make the essay portion of its SAT admissions test optional starting in 2016 and eliminate esoteric vocabulary words, a move likely to be embraced by high school students and their parents.
Now a scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology thinks he's on to a much less expensive way to clean up water.
Researchers design a simple filter by peeling the bark off a small section of white pine, then inserting and securing it within plastic tubing.
Michigan State moved up in the annual rankings by Times Higher Education magazine but remains below the University of Michigan.