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Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Former President Bill Clinton keeps President Obama and Air Force One waiting on tarmac as he says goodbye after memorial service for former Israeli President Shimon Peres. The President is shown crying out and waving...

There are often substantial gaps between the idealized and actual versions of those people whose work involves providing a social good. Government officials are supposed to work for their constituents. Journalists are supposed to...

Russia has been implicated in many breaches of U.S. networks in recent months, most notably the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee hacks, whose data were subsequently dumped to the whistleblowing...
Apple

British supercar maker McLaren may be denying that it is in talks with Apple about a potential tie-up, but the firm can’t deny that the idea actually makes some sense. Apple has long been rumoured...
India

Is it possible to connect the vast majority of India’s 1.25 billion citizens to the internet? That’s the ambition at the heart of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India campaign. But if the government...
Nanosciences

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office September 29, 2016 MIT researchers have designed nanosensors that can profile tumors and may yield insight into how they will respond to certain therapies. The system is based on...
Alexander Hamilton

As the Supreme Court’s new term begins, many court watchers have observed that the justices don’t have the usual front-page, nationally important cases on their docket. By this time a year ago, the Supreme Court...

Becky Ham | MIT News correspondent  Press Inquiries People who are too frightened of flying to board an airplane, or too scared of spiders to venture into the basement, can seek a kind of treatment...
University of Washington

Sending a password or secret code over airborne radio waves like WiFi or Bluetooth means anyone can eavesdrop, making those transmissions vulnerable to hackers who can attempt to break the encrypted code. Now, University of...
Virus and Bacteria

Think back to the last time you came down with a cold and what it felt like to be sick. For most people, the feeling of sickness is a set of psychological and behavioral...
Bush Obama

We’ve heard a lot in recent weeks about the potential for Russian meddling in the presidential election. A lot of circumstantial evidence – and the fact that Russia has the means, motive and opportunity...
graphene

In the future, our health may be monitored and maintained by tiny sensors and drug dispensers, deployed within the body and made from graphene — one of the strongest, lightest materials in the world....