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New robot that moves like a fish

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 13:57

MIT scientists have developed an autonomous robotic fish that can execute escape manoeuvres, convulsing its body to change direction in just a fraction of a second, or almost as quickly as a real fish can.

Massachusetts legislature passes bill to outlaw `upskirting`

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 21:44

Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill outlawing `upskirting` - the practice of secretly photographing under a woman`s skirt following public outrage over a court`s ruling that declared it legal.

Top Massachusetts court rules `upskirt` photos legal

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 13:49

The top court in Massachusetts has ruled that `upskirting` - the practice of secretly photographing under a woman`s skirt - is not prohibited by state law.

Majority of Americans now support gay marriage: Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 15:41

Support for gay marriage has surged in the United States in the decade since it first became legal in Massachusetts, with just over half of Americans now supporting the idea, according to a survey.

US sets November trial in Boston bombings

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:52

A US judge has set a November trial date for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the chief suspect accused of bombing last year`s Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding 260 others.

Inclined to Innovate

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:13

INK Fellow Anirudh Sharma appeals for cultivation of a spirit of innovation at the grass root level, in a chat with Gauri Rane

Soon, chat with departed souls in virtual space!

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 20:48

A new startup from MIT`s entrepreneurship development program is offering you to simply become immortal via your computer.

Man arrested in 40-year-old murder case

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 22:18

Forty years after a Massachusetts woman was fatally stabbed, DNA evidence has led to the arrest of a 69-year-old suspect.

Boston could prove sympathetic to bombing suspect

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 06:32

Given the powerful grief and anger over the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston would seem to be a particularly hostile place for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to stand trial.

Two US children die after trapped in container

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 03:17

A young brother and sister died after apparently getting trapped inside a container near a television that had its volume turned up, authorities said on Monday.

New algorithm can make your face shots more memorable

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:16

Now your face could be instantly transformed into a more memorable one without the need for an expensive makeover.

Harvard University returns to normalcy after bomb hoax

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 09:46

A day after bomb hoax created scare in the Harvard University, normalcy returned to campus on Tuesday where students are appearing for their exams.