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  • Children learn about robots at Davie studio

    Children learn about robots at Davie studio
    They were hooked as soon as the robot began dancing "Gangnam Style."
  • Caltech again ranked world's top research campus by British magazine

    Caltech again ranked world's top research campus by British magazine
    For the fourth year in a row, Caltech is being rated the best research university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain, according to a survey released Wednesday. Three other California schools were in the journal’...

    Twitter grants $10 million to MIT for social data analysis, new tools

    Twitter grants $10 million to MIT for social data analysis, new tools
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Wednesday gave $10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for research that would explore how people use and achieve shared goals using social networks. Over five years, the university's researchers...

    Technology's threat to introspection

    Technology's threat to introspection
    Michael Harris' epiphany came when, as a writer at Vancouver Magazine, he looked at his computer screen and saw 14 open windows while his smartphone was buzzing almost nonstop. What attention he had left was bouncing back and forth between the two. In...

    Expert preaches how transportation, fitness and land-use can combine to build healthy communities

    Expert preaches how transportation, fitness and land-use can combine to build healthy communities
    Lecturing on the benefits of regular exercise won't change anyone's sedentary habits, but creating an environment that supports routine physical activity will. That's the message that public health, planning and transportation expert Mark Fenton plans...