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Joi Ito resigns as MIT Media Lab head in wake of Jeffrey Epstein reporting

September 8, 2019 0

Joichi Ito, the embattled director of the M.I.T. Media Lab, has stepped down according to a statement by MIT’s president, L. Rafael Reif. The news

MIT’s new thread-like robots could travel through blood vessels in the brain for more effective surgery

August 29, 2019 0

MIT has developed robotic thread that could make existing the least invasive current brain surgery techniques even less so, and potentially make it easier and

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton

August 10, 2019 0

Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a good therapist or social worker. That might sound like

Biotech researchers venture into the wild to start their own business

August 10, 2019 0

Jorge Conde Contributor Jorge Conde is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he leads investments at the cross section of biology, computer science and

An autonomous robot EV charger is coming to San Francisco

August 1, 2019 0

Electrify America will pilot the tech designed for fleets Kirsten Korosec 7 hours Electric-vehicle chargers today are designed for human drivers. Electrify America and San

Benchling’s software for managing biotech research nabs $34.5 million

July 24, 2019 0

In a field where the laboratory notebook is still considered the state of the art, it’s no wonder a company like Benchling, which provides software

AI Algorithms To Now Assist In Decoding The Languages Of The Past

July 23, 2019 0

Newly developed system that can decipher the lost languages that works on the principles of machine learning  This tool drastically eases the burden on researchers

MAX.ng raises $7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in Nigeria

June 20, 2019 0

Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with participation of Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. Based in Lagos,

Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene

June 1, 2019 0

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the NYSE is definitely not the

These Johns Hopkins students are slashing breast cancer biopsy costs

May 20, 2019 0

Over 2 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. And while the diagnosis doesn’t have to be a death sentence for women in

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