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Humans Will Learn Languages 'By Taking A Pill'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

Founder of the MIT Media Lab Nicholas Negroponte says that humans will "soon" be able to learn languages -- or any information -- by taking a pill. ...

This Weird Goopy Ball Could Be The Future Of Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Tech

Cars made of next-generation 'morphable surfaces' could be hitting the roads one day after a breakthrough by scientists at MIT. Scientists believe ...

Syntax, Semantics, and Naked Emperors: Lessons Students Can Learn From an Academic Hoax

Amir Dastmalchian | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Amir Dastmalchian

Research students at the esteemed Massachusetts Institute of Technology have devised a computer programme which automatically writes academic papers. ...

Nuclear Plants Might Be Going Offshore

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nuclear power is controversial for a number of reasons, mainly that no one wants to live next to one for fear of a Fukushima/Chernobyl type disaster. ...

MIT's Transparent Screen Could Be Revolutionary

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The utility of a well-functioning transparent screen is obvious but so far attempts to create one that's not over-bulky and with a wide angle of view ...

No Light Required

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists at MIT have made a camera that can take 3D pictures - in practically total darkness. The incredibly sensitive device captures images us...

This Is The Coolest Thing You'll See Today

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Tech

This is very, very cool. Professor Hiroshi Ishii and his students at the MIT Media Lab have created an interface that can remotely replicate in rea...

The Educational Online Platform edX

Dounia Amraoui | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dounia Amraoui

EdX is an educational online service which was established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. Each university has contributed $30 million to the not-for-profit organisation.

WATCH: Robot Cheetah Built In US Lab

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Tech

MIT has unveiled a beautiful, efficient and only mildly terrifying robotic cheetah. Like the version built by Boston Dynamics last year, the metal ...

The Future of Education is Now

Christina Robert | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Christina Robert

In an effort to get out of the house and away from the blood vessel popping effort to keep my mouth shut, I recently went to hear the wunderkind of modern education speak at Portcullis House. In case you are old and backward like me, his name is Salman Khan.

Does Mobile Phone Location Data Makes Anonymity Impossible?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Tech

Guaranteeing your anonymity is basically impossible if you use a mobile phone according to a new study. Researchers say that a mobile user can be i...

Transparent Desktop Computer Unveiled At TED

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Tech

A 3D see-through computer which lets you reach through your screen has been unveiled. Jinha Lee, a student at MIT, worked with Microsoft on the new...

MIT Complicit In Web Activist's Suicide, Family Claims

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Tech

The family of an internet activist who killed himself on Friday have accused prosecutors and officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of...

PICS: Spikey Robot Hedgehogs Built For Mission To Martian Moon

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has designed a spacecraft filled with robotic hedgehogs that could be used to explore the moons of Mars. Created by researchers at Stanford an...

Physicists May Have Created A 'New Form Of Matter'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Tech

Physicists have created what appears to be a new form of matter. Labelled "colour-glass condensate", it has been identified as a "swarm" of sub-ato...

Kickstarter Sued: Formlabs 3D Printer Accused Of Patent Breach

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech

Kickstarter has reportedly been sued for promoting a 3D printer which it is argued may violate another company's patent. The crowdsource funding we...

Harvard Goes Viral: Free Courses To 'Anyone With An Internet Connection'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

One of the America’s most prestigious universities is offering free online courses to anyone in the world, providing they have an Internet connectio...

Scientists Predict Robot Revolution

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

An Ikea-like robotics revolution could see DIY devices being built for a wide range of functions, scientists predict. Researchers in the US have la...

Cool Or Terrifying? Robot Cubes Can Self-Assemble 3D Objects

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

Imagine designing a prototype toy car on a computer, reaching over into a box of 'sand' and pulling out the freshly assembled model. That's just w...

MIT Student Creates 'Almost Self-Balancing' Electric Unicycle (VIDEO)

Simon Crisp | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

A student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created an 'almost self-balancing' electric unicycle which he uses to zip around the MIT ca...