Someday, a Pill Could Mimic the Effects of Exercise, Researchers Say
Researchers with MIT and Harvard Medical School say a study in mice helped them identify the impacts of exercise and high-fat diets on cells, and that the information could lead to the eventual development of drugs that would enhance or mimic the benefits of working out.
Twist It Or Dunk It? Either Way, MIT ‘Oreologists' Seek Optimal Oreo Separation
Their goal was to answer one question: Is it possible to split an Oreo down the middle and get the same amount of cream on both sides of the wafer?
US Drops Case Against MIT Professor Accused of Ties to China
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor has thanked his supporters after the Justice Department said it was dropping its case against him. The department said in a filing Thursday that it could no longer meet its burden of proof in the case against Gang Chen. Chen was accused last year of concealing ties to Beijing while also collecting U.S....
Lawsuit Claims 16 Top Colleges Overcharged Over 170,000 Students by ‘Hundreds of Millions of Dollars'
Some of the country’s most exclusive universities have been accused.
This 27-Year-Old Quit Her Job ‘With No Backup Plan.' Now She Makes $10,000 Per Month Freelancing on Fiverr
After quitting her consulting job, Emilina Lomas turned her passion for fitness and health into a lucrative career as a freelance writer—making up to $10,000 per month. She shares her top tips on how to make money on Fiverr.
The 10 Best Global Universities of 2022, According to U.S. News and World Report
For the ranking, U.S. News analyzed the data of 1,750 schools from 90 countries across 13 different variables.
MIT Grapples With Early Leader's Stance on Native Americans
As the third president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Francis Amasa Walker helped usher the school into national prominence in the late 1800s. But another part of his legacy has received renewed attention amid the nation’s reckoning with racial justice: his role in shaping the nation’s hardline policies toward Native Americans as a former head of the U.S....