Once-A-Month Birth Control Pills? Researchers Say Breakthrough Drug Successfully Tested On AnimalsThe experimental capsule is still years away from drugstores, but researchers reported Wednesday that it worked as designed in a key test in animals.
MIT Director Steps Down Amid Shocking Report Tying School To Alleged Sex Trafficker Jeffrey EpsteinThe news comes just hours after The New Yorker published new details on MIT's ties to the now-dead Epstein.
New Ewing Amputation Paves Way For Better Robotic LegsA new procedure protects the nerves and muscles so the limb can continue to communicate with the brain, allowing for robotic limbs.
Researchers Create 'Psychopath AI' Using Violent Images OnlineNorman is a "psychopath AI", created by researchers at the MIT Media Lab as a "case study on the dangers of artificial intelligence gone wrong."
Artificial Intelligence Created To Write Horror StoriesComputer researchers at MIT have created a virtual author to write horror stories based on idea prompts from social media.
Scientists Create 'Second Skin' To Reduce WrinklesScientists believe they have created a miracle wrinkle cream which is the real deal.
Eye On Politics: Blumenthal Says Gun Debate Not Dead In WashingtonAfter the failure to pass gun control reform in the U.S. Senate last week, you might think the issue is dead on Capitol Hill. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says you should think again.
Church Services Honor 4 Killed In Boston's Week Of TerrorThe photographs showing the faces of 8-year-old Martin Richard, 23-year-old Lu Lingzi, 29-year-old Krystle Campbell and 26-year-old Sean Collier, a police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, were propped up on the altar at Boston's Cathedral of the Holy Cross, where Roman Catholic Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley spoke about the city's pain and looked ahead to its spiritual recovery.
Law Enforcement Finally Tracks Down, Captures Boston Marathon Bombing SuspectFollowing an intense manhunt that caused chaos in Massachusetts and riveted the rest of the nation, law enforcement finally captured the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect on Friday night.
'Anonymous' Hacks Federal Web Site Over Swartz SuicideThe hacker-activist group Anonymous said Saturday that it had hijacked the Web site of the U.S. Sentencing Commission so as to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who committed suicide in his Brooklyn home.
Hundreds Gather To Pay Tribute To Online Prodigy Aaron SwartzHundreds of friends and supporters of Aaron Swartz are gathered in New York City to pay tribute to the free-information activist and online prodigy who killed himself last week.
Family Blames Prosecutors For Reddit Co-Founder's SuicideThe family of a co-founder of Reddit has blamed prosecutors for allegedly driving him to suicide, weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles.
Authorities: Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz, 26, Found Dead In Apparent SuicideA spokeswoman for New York's medical examiner says 26-year-old Aaron Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn apartment and was found Friday.
Saheela Ibraheem, 15, Headed To Harvard With Aspirations Of Becoming ScientistIbraheem was also accepted to MIT and 13 other schools, including Princeton and Columbia before settling on Harvard after falling in love with the campus.