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  1. higher education
    What Does an SAT Score Mean Anymore?The pandemic — and the mass pivot to a test-optional approach — radically reshuffled college admissions. MIT decided it was done.
  2. the epstein enigma
    Why Would MIT Need Jeffrey Epstein to Get Money From Bill Gates?MIT reportedly relied on Epstein, one of the world’s most toxic middlemen, to contact two famous philanthropists — which just doesn’t add up.
  3. MIT Researchers Created a Sanctuary for Bees to Help Save Them From ExtinctionIt’s a room that tricks bees into thinking it’s spring year-round.
  4. MIT Invented an Ingestible Meat Robot Because People Keep Swallowing BatteriesEvery year, 3,500 people swallow a battery in the United States.
  5. boston bombings
    Boston Police Officers Shot by the Tsarnaev Brothers Were ClassmatesOne died at the scene, while the other was seriously wounded.
  6. crimes and misdemeanors
    One Bombing Suspect Killed, Other on the LooseA massive manhunt is on in Watertown, MA.
  7. the internet
    Anonymous Hacked MIT’s Websites With Swartz MemorialThe memorial followed a denial-of-service attack.
  8. the future is coming
    Computer Learns to Understand Written Text“If you’d asked me if I thought we could do this yet, I’d have said no.”
  9. it’s science
    Your Portable Mind-Control Device May Be Coming SoonFor mice, anyhow.
  10. school daze
    ‘If I Have a Choice Between Math and Almost Anything Else, I Choose Math.’That’s what 15-year-old Zachary Young says. He just got into Harvard and MIT.
  11. photo op
    Obama Examines Brown Goo at MITScientists at the university showed the president their gunk.