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A rendering of a concept that uses MIT and NASA's new wing design.

MIT and NASA created a futuristic ultra-flexible airplane wing that could change the way we fly

Researchers from MIT and NASA have developed an airplane wing that can change shape and increase flight efficiency.

This $28 vitamin C serum that was developed by MIT scientists makes my skin glow — and it’s available to buy after selling out 4 times

This vitamin C serum was engineered by MIT grads, and it's purposefully priced under $30. Shoppers have been quick to note that it also happens to contain most of the same ingredients as the award-winning $166 version from SkinCeuticals.
MIT's "origami" robot in action.

This ‘origami’ robot looks like a delicate flower, but is strong enough to lift a bottle of wine

The MIT robot has an origami 'magic ball' skeleton, and is able to pick up delicate and irregularly-shaped objects.

An MIT researcher’s startup claims it has technology that will revolutionize E-Scooters and save mobility companies money

Superpedestrian's scooters can monitor themselves and report problems before a user ever encounters a broken scooter.
Algorithmic Justice League founder Joy Buolamwini.

An MIT researcher who analyzed facial recognition software found eliminating bias in AI is a matter of priorities

MIT's Joy Buolamwini found that facial recognition software is much more accurate when assessing light male faces, and that it's because of data sets.
President Trump has been singing his Uncle John's praises for years.

President Trump said his uncle was a ‘great professor at MIT for many years’ — here’s what to know about John Trump

President Donald Trump's uncle, John Trump, was an MIT scientist who developed useful cancer treatments and radar technology used in World War II.

A 28-year-old MIT graduate has created a leak-detecting robot that could eliminate some of the 2 trillion gallons of wasted drinking water annually

You Wu, a 28-year-old graduate of MIT, has developed a robot that can find leaks in water pipes by detecting suction forces. Previous methods of leak detection have relied on listening to leaks, something Wu said is ineffective.
Duke University, in North Carolina, USA, scored 83.9 overall.

The definitive ranking of the 39 best universities in the world

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.

I tried this $300 ‘personal thermostat,’ which can cool you off or warm you up to keep you comfortable at all times — here’s w...

The Embr Wave is a "personal thermostat" — a wearable you strap onto your wrist to help you feel more comfortable indoors. Basically, if you keep a sweater on the back of your desk chair, the Embr Wave is for you.
The orbit of asteroid 23238 Ocasio-Cortez, named after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2007. Other names for the space rock, which was discovered in Nov. 2000.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old who defeated a powerful House Democrat, has an asteroid named after her — here’s why

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic Socialist from the Bronx, defeated incumbent Joseph Crowley in a primary race for the House of Representatives. Long before she won her first political race, she won a science and engineering contest — and the naming rights to a space rock.