Category Archives: Top Story

MIT mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery

It’s nearly impossible to break a dry spaghetti noodle into only two pieces. A new MIT study shows how and why it can be done by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — If you happen to have a box of spaghetti in your pantry,

Pearson Hires New Head of Artificial Intelligence

>>Appointment First of Its Kind for Education Industry, Showcases Pearson’s Commitment to Digital Pearson, the digital education company, today announced the appointment of Milena Marinova to lead artificial intelligence (AI) and personalized learning for the company. Milena joins Pearson in July as senior vice president,

540 units of blood collected through camp organized by Enviro

 >>The drive was conducted at various Vatika commercial complexes in Gurugram. Commenced in the second week of June, the drive was successfully concluded on 27th June 2018.  A total of 540 units of blood was collected for Thalassemia patients through a blood donation drive held by Enviro – the facilities management wing

Study: Climate action can limit Asia’s growing water shortages

>>Following the Paris accords could reduce risk of severe water-access problems, researchers find Even “modest” action to limit climate change could help prevent the most extreme water-shortage scenarios facing Asia by the year 2050, according to a new study led by MIT researchers. The study

New system recovers fresh water from power plants

>>Technology captures water evaporating from cooling towers; prototype to be installed on MIT’s Central Utility Plant About 39 percent of all the fresh water withdrawn from rivers, lakes, and reservoirs in the U.S. is earmarked for the cooling needs of electric power plants that use

People power

>>State-level policy in the U.S. is responsive to public opinion, study shows In politics, your voices make a difference. At least at the state level of U.S. politics, that is. A new study co-authored by an MIT political scientist shows that state policies in the