Even as NASA is culling through volunteers willing to sign on to head to Mars, a trip that could be one-way, it is also hoping to woo college students to help it design critical systems for that same journey and other space travel.
A team of researchers from Brown University and Johns Hopkins University have come up with a system, dubbed a "visual Turing test," to evaluate how well computers can wring meaning from images.
Is it possible to teach programming concepts to a four-year-old? A research project at MIT is examining just that question.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have released a free iPhone app, MyHeart Counts, which is designed to help people learn about the health of their own hearts while contributing to a study of human heart health.
Virtual intelligent personal assistants — think Siri, Cortana or Now — are about to go open source. A team of researchers at the University of Michigan has developed an open standalone speech- and vision-based IPA service similar to what Apple, Microsoft and Google have introduced into their products.
Six months after kicking off its "Innovation Initiative," MIT recently revisited the school-wide effort to hear about progress.
Open Education Week is almost over, and the federal government has stepped in to put its support behind the development and use of open educational resources
Follett Higher Education Group and XanEdu have partnered to make XanEdu's course material customization platform available through Follett Discover.
The move is part of the university's plan for "increasing the number of grant and contract proposals, especially those regarded as large and/or interdisciplinary proposals," which administrators described as "one of the key strategic objectives of 2013-2016."
MobLab.com and Macmillan Education have created a partnership designed to provide interactive games that can be paired up with traditional textbooks in college economics classes.