October 7, 2013 The tiny, cube-shaped robots, called M-Blocks, can spin and jump their way into new configurations.
September 10, 2013 MIT, Harvard and the U.K.'s University of Cambridge dominated the top of the QS World University Rankings for a third straight year.
August 22, 2013 The NSA says it's only examining traffic information, not the content of Americans' phone calls. How much can that information tell you? Quite a lot, and in some ways it's more useful than actual content. NPR's Larry Abramson learns what analysts can discover about his life and contacts just by looking at his Gmail account.
July 30, 2013 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology released the long-awaited independent review of its involvement leading up to programming genius Aaron Swartz's suicide. It says the university did no wrong but could have done better.
April 9, 2013 On Election Day 2012, black voters waited on average nearly twice as long to vote as did whites. The wait time for Hispanics fell in between. While race may have played a role, a researcher suggests geography did, too.
December 13, 2011 A camera that captures images at the rate of one trillion exposures per second is a device with amazing potential, according to researchers at MIT.