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 78-88
  • How to grow cherry tomatoes and potatoes on one plant

    Q: On TV, they talked about a plant that had potatoes on its roots and cherry tomatoes on the stalk. They gave the name of the seed but I did not write it down and I wonder if you have any details on this plant. Also I have been reading about MIT's city...
  • Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing

     Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing
    In the sea of New York City commuters rushing through Grand Central Terminal at the end of the day, they were just five faces among the thousands. Three worked in finance, one worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the fifth was a research...
  • No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

    The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no...
  • 'Spare Parts' puts a nice heart in a rusty vehicle

    'Spare Parts' puts a nice heart in a rusty vehicle
    2 stars (out of four) Perhaps few studios are rushing to finance a documentary about a team of high school kids who took on mighty MIT in an underwater robotics competition. (If this concept starts your heart a-flutter, begin pooling your cash now.)...
  • Suhail al Chalabi, urban planner who helped city, suburbs, dies at 74

    Urban planner and consultant Suhail al Chalabi was a master at analyzing the economic impact of developments, from high-profile proposals like those for a south suburban airport and the Illiana Expressway to more mundane and less visible infrastructure...
  • Southland loses a great friend

    Southland loses a great friend
    Suhail al Chalabi was a planner. He planned for the economic growth of the Southland through construction of an airport near Peotone, the building of the Illiana Expressway and an interchange connecting Interstate 57 to the Tri-State Tollway. You likely...
  • Andrea Bocelli: Mejor que una caja de chocolate

    Andrea Bocelli: Mejor que una caja de chocolate
    ¿Tú crees que la pareja promedio se siente presionada cada vez que se acerca el día de San Valentín? Pues, imagina ser el foco de miles de citas, con un costo que puede sobrepasar la más cara cena y una fina joya. Eso es lo que enfrenta Andrea Bocelli....
  • Science has found a way to explain that after-rain smell

    Science has found a way to explain that after-rain smell
    A team of researchers at MIT has come up with a scientific explanation for that earthy smell in the air after a light rain. Basically, when rain hits a porous surface such as soil, tiny air bubbles are trapped and then shoot back up and burst in a...
  • Community college tuition plan is a 'game changer'

    Community college tuition plan is a 'game changer'
    I sat in my first community college class when I was 6 years old. After my mother's death, I lived with an aunt who was taking certification classes for an in-home day care license. With her own four daughters — and now me and my sister as her fifth...
  • Elizabeth Warren keeps pressure on Hillary Clinton and Democrats ahead of 2016

    Elizabeth Warren keeps pressure on Hillary Clinton and Democrats ahead of 2016
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has an explanation for the singular nature of her power. "I'll always be an outsider. That's how I understand the world," the Massachusetts Democrat said in an interview. "There's a real benefit to being clear about this. I know...
  • European Central Bank expected to unveil stimulus plan

     European Central Bank expected to unveil stimulus plan
    In the summer of 2012, with the euro in crisis and the European experiment of unified government seemingly on the brink, the head of the European Central Bank made a now-famous vow. "The ECB will do whatever it takes to preserve the euro," Mario...