MIT Conference To Focus On Space Travel For The PublicTrips into space, future habitats on Mars and moon tourism flights. Those are just a few of the aspects of "astropreneurship" being discussed this weekend at MIT.
Patriots Cheerleader Spends Days Studying Gene EditingPatriots cheerleader Theresa Oei is doing her job on and off the field.
Sean Collier Fund Will Support Future Police OfficersA new fund, named after Sean Collier, hopes to help young people interested in becoming police officers.
Study Suggests Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Black Riders In BostonA new study suggests that there is a pattern of racial discrimination by drivers of ride-hailing services in Boston.
2 Men Wanted For Car Break-Ins, Thefts In CambridgeCambridge and MIT police are looking to identify two men they say are involved in multiple car break-ins and thefts.
Harvard, MIT Economists Share Nobel Prize For Contract TheoryBritish-born Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland won the Nobel prize in economics for shedding light on how contracts help people deal with conflicting interests, from CEO pay packages to whether to privatize a public service.
MIT-Developed Robot Helps Nurses Make DecisionsRobots in the operating room are nothing new—but now, a robot named Ginger has been specifically designed to help nurses.
Victims Of Terror Attacks Honored In Mass.There were two local events held Sunday to honor victims from 9/11 and the Boston Marathon attack.
New Concerns Arise About Mental Health Of College StudentsDr. Gene Beresin, a psychiatrist and Executive Director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital, says 50% to 60% of college students have a psychiatric disorder.
MIT, Ford Team Up To Build On-Demand Campus Shuttle ServiceImagine if cars could anticipate when and where you need a ride. Students and staff at MIT are working on making that a reality.
Yale, MIT, NYU Sued Over Employee Retirement PlansEmployees of Yale, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University are suing the colleges over their handling of employee retirement plans.
'Origami Robot' Treats Patients Inside The BodyResearchers are developing robots that can treat patients inside the body.