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Jul 20, 2017
Stanford researchers develop a growing, soft robot that moves like a creeping plantThe new type of soft robot can potentially used for disaster response and medical purposes.
Jul 16, 2017
Iran's Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman mathematician to win coveted Fields Medal, dies at 40 of cancerIn 2014, Mirzakhani won the Fields Medal, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for mathematics, which is awarded by the International Congress of Mathematicians.
Jul 12, 2017
Harvard to crowdsource Phase 1 of search on President Drew Faust's successorHarvard University has opened up its secretive process to choose its next leader. The world's most prestigious school for some has flagged off the first phase of this selection to crowdsourcing.
Jun 18, 2017
A new wireless charging device can charge electric cars and medical implants at close rangeThe scientists are now working on greatly increasing the amount of electricity that can be transferred, and tweaking the system to extend the transfer distance and improve efficiency.
Jun 15, 2017
Stanford Classic: Maria Sharapova gets wildcard entry,to play in the event for first time in six yearsSharapova, ranked 173rd in the world, made her tour return in April at Stuttgart, reaching the semi-finals.
May 26, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard, urges graduates to strengthen global communityMark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world.
May 07, 2017
Engineers at Nasa and Stanford figure out a way to turn rocks on Mars or moon in concreteIf humans do reach Mars, as NASA has planned for 2030, or even establish settlements on the moon, they would need thousands of tons of concrete to survive.
Apr 21, 2017
Early mammals, the ancestors of humans had powerful night-time visionThe researchers examined those night-vision genes in many mammals and reptiles, including snakes, alligators, mice, platypuses and humans.
Mar 22, 2017
Andrew Ng, Baidu's chief scientist announces resignation, to continue research in AIBaidu Inc chief scientist Andrew Ng said on Wednesday he will resign from the Chinese search engine company after three years of leading its drive into artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) projects.
Jan 06, 2017
Google CEO Sundar Pichai surprised as to how students get into IITs and immediately think about IIMsAdmitting that he used to bunk classes during his engineering days at IIT Kharagpur, Google CEO Sundar Pichai today expressed surprise to find young IITians aiming to get into IIMs even as he stressed on the importance of getting real world experience.