RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A collection of news and information related to Massachusetts Institute of Technology published by this site and its partners.

Top Massachusetts Institute of Technology Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Q&A with science guy Bill Nye

    Q&A with science guy Bill Nye
    Bill Nye, 59, is a science educator, writer and television personality who was the host of the popular children's science show "Bill Nye, the Science Guy." He was born in Washington. Q: If your last name hadn't been Nye, you wouldn't be known as the...
  • Boston Snow Crisis: It Could Be Weeks Before City Is Fully Functioning

    Boston Snow Crisis: It Could Be Weeks Before City Is Fully Functioning
    BOSTON — The UPS driver looked down Beacon Hill at the midday traffic jam and explained how the city was shrinking. Four-lane roads have been condensed into two lanes; two-lane roads are squeezed into one. Forget about the narrow streets that give...
  • Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment

    Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment
    The latest greatest bargain at Wal-Mart isn't on anything it sells. It's the $1 billion price tag for the retail powerhouse's effort to improve the pay and training of its hourly workers. The edge of greater efficiency and improved customer service...
  • Make rejections your rocket fuel

    Make rejections your rocket fuel
    Dear Carnegie Mellon applicants, You must have woken up wondering if this week was all a bad dream. And who can blame you? First, on Monday, you were welcomed to the school's prestigious graduate computer science program. Then, a day later, you and...
  • Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, first lady leave lofty post and vision behind

    Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, first lady leave lofty post and vision behind
    John Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes had a plan. Oregon's governor and first lady didn't just want to lift the poorest Oregonians into the middle class; they wanted to prevent poverty from happening in the first place, Hayes said. They didn't just want to...
  • Deflategate: Pats Staffer Allegedly Gave Unapproved Ball To Refs

    Deflategate: Pats Staffer Allegedly Gave Unapproved Ball To Refs
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Deflategate story took another twist on Tuesday night, with ESPN reporting that a Patriots locker room attendant attempted to put an unapproved special teams football into play during the Patriots' victory over the Colts in the...
  • Snow falling off Boston-area roof buries 1 man, pummels 4 others

    Snow falling off Boston-area roof buries 1 man, pummels 4 others
    Snow falling off a Boston-area ice rink roof buried a man and pummeled four other people Wednesday as they were walking on a path near the rink, police said. The man was partially dug out by his brother and a rink employee before firefighters arrived...
  • The Westminster Dog Show's bark doesn't deserve PETA's bite at Meet the Breed day

    The Westminster Dog Show's bark doesn't deserve PETA's bite at Meet the Breed day
    There are three things for sure in this world: death, taxes and that the sometimes-radical animal rights organization PETA will protest the Westminster Kennel Club (or just about any) Dog Show. For the last several years, People for the Ethical Treatment...
  • Carnegie Mellon tells 800 applicants they're in, then out

    Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner with his parents to celebrate. Then he got a second email saying he hadn't been accepted...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor

    Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor
    Most feature films made during the Golden Age of Hollywood were in black and white, so audiences were dazzled when a movie exploded in Technicolor. The rich, flamboyant use of Technicolor in such late 1930s classics as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,"...