MIT researchers have unveiled an ultra-high-definition, or Quad HD, chip, the first to be able to handle the new HEVC video standard in real time.
Smartphone snapshots could be instantly converted into perfectly-lit professional-looking photographs, thanks to a processor chip developed at MIT.
Even if you didn’t know who Aaron Swartz was previously, by now you’ve certainly read the news of his tragic passing at the age of 26.
We just reported on the tragic death of Aaron Swartz, who took his life at the age of 26. Swartz co-created RSS when he was fourteen, and founded a company that eventually merged with Reddit.
MIT engineers say they've found a way to generate electricity just by drawing on the water vapor in the air.
Rolling robots like spiky tumbleweeds could be used to explore the moons of Mars, says a team of NASA, Stanford and MIT engineers.
MIT researchers have discovered a completely new type of magnetism, theorized but never before observed.
A team of MIT researchers believe the semiconductor’s days as the king of microchips may be numbered - thanks to the development of the smallest transistor ever to be built from indium gallium arsenide.
Researchers at MIT, the California Institute of Technology, and the University of California at San Diego have peered so far back in time that they've found matter that pre-dates the creation of heavy elements.
MIT engineers say they've created a miniature device that can fold itself up into amost any shape, opening the way for cheap, reconfigurable robots.
Crazy as it sounds, an MIT scientist is proposing that, if a dangerous asteroid approaches the Earth, it could be deflected by firing paintballs at it.
Astronomers have for the first time observed the event horizon of a black hole - the region where its pull is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape.
Thrusters no bigger than a penny could soon be moving satellites around, thanks to MIT engineers.
Tiny little city cars aren't particularly common in the United States, at least not yet.
MIT researchers have created an autonomous plane that can fly indoors - without the use of GPS.
MIT's created a robot that crawls along the ground like an earthworm by contracting and expanding segments of its body.
A new laser system captures the behavior of individual photons and uses advanced optics to deduce what's around the corner.
Astronomers have discovered the first exoplanetary system to look like our own solar system, with regularly-aligned planets.
If you want to play it safe, avoid airports in New York, Los Angeles and Honolulu - they're the ones most likely to play a part in spreading pandemics.
An analysis of river networks on Titan indicates that some recent phenomenon may have altered the face of Saturn's largest moon.