Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.
Astronomers at the Chandra X-ray Observatory explain why the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy doesn't consume everything in sight.
The child-size unit, named uBot-5, uses arms and a computer screen through which therapists can interact with the patient.
A gecko-inspired adhesive from a University of Massachusetts research team can hold up to 700 pounds on a sheet the size of an index card.
Researchers from MIT and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst propose a new system to help prevent attacks on wireless implantable medical devices.
Award winner Erez Lieberman-Aiden has developed breakthroughs in such areas as genetics, sensor technology, applied mathematics, and even evolutionary linguistics.
Remember file-sharing site I2hub? Its creator claims that due to a partnership with social network ConnectU, he's entitled to part of ConnectU's Facebook settlement money.
Roombas, LawnBotts, and others are getting better at pitching in with chores. Soon you won't imagine a household without them.
UC Berkeley, Cornell, and UMass Amherst will get access to Yahoo's M45 cluster for large-scale data-processing research using software called Hadoop.
University of Massachusetts researchers have come up with a way to cook plant matter and make gas out of it, but it could be 10 years before it appears at the pump.