MIT Dog-Like Robots Do Backflips And Play SoccerOn a recent fall day at MIT, a group of players kicked around a soccer ball on the school's Killian Court lawn. They ran around and jumped in piles of leaves. They even did backflips. But these weren't students, they were cheetahs. Mini cheetahs, actually. Oh, and they're robots.
Brain Scans Show Girls And Boys Equal At MathSeveral studies have already debunked the myth that boys are innately better at math than girls, but those were largely based on analysis of test scores.
It Happens Here: iRobot's STEM Program In Bedford Helps Kids Get CreativeInside the iRobot campus right off Route 3 in Bedford it's all about creation and innovation.
Woburn High School Offers More Classes To Teach Critical Thinking, 'Soft Skills'A recent study by a local education company found a significant number of college-educated people could not tell the difference between real and fake information.
Milton High School Students Grow Greens, Learn Life Skill With Indoor GardenSpecial education students are getting the chance to grow their own garden right in the classroom.
Devin And Jason McCourty Strong Defenders Of Education Funding BillTwo high-profile supporters of the Student Opportunity Act are Devin and Jason McCourty of the New England Patriots.
Massachusetts Is Home To The Most Sought-After High Schools In America, Report SaysThirteen of the top 50 schools are in Massachusetts.
Dedham Teachers Union Sits Down With School Leaders During StrikeUnion leaders representing striking Dedham teachers met with town school administrators in a Saturday bargaining session, but there is no word yet if any progress was made.
Harvard Graduate Students Authorize A Strike; No Date SetGraduate students at Harvard University have voted to authorize a strike, but no date has been set for any walkout.
'Entrepreneur Games' Help Boston Students Learn How To Start BusinessesPlaying games for a good cause, that's what happened Thursday at the "Entrepreneur Games" at Roxbury Community College.
Tenth Parent Sentenced To Prison Time In College Admissions ScandalA California real estate developer has been sentenced to one month in prison for paying $75,000 to cheat on his daughter's college entrance exam.
Walsh Announces Grants For Home-Based Child Care Businesses In BostonBoston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced a new program to help ease child care costs in the city.
Queen Latifah To Receive Harvard Black Culture AwardMusic artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture.
California Executive Avoids Jail In College Admissions ScandalThe owner of a California frozen foods company has avoided jail for his role in a widespread college admissions scandal.
MIT Reviews Partnerships With Blacklisted Chinese Tech FirmsThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology is reviewing relationships with Chinese artificial intelligence companies hit with a U.S. export ban.