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2014-02-18 12:27:04

New book by the composer of Assassin's Creed Liberation, The Da Vinci Code and Speed Racer video games CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb.

2014-02-14 04:22:53

MIT's H@cking Medicine Program Will Deliver Technology Platform for Global Genes(TM) to Provide Novel Tools to Help Physicians Speed Diagnosis of Rare Disease Patients CHICAGO, Feb.

MIT Develops Unprecedented System That Lets Robots Work Together
2014-02-13 08:59:33

Researchers at MIT have developed a new system that combines simple control programs to enable fleets of robots or other “multiagent systems” to collaborate in extraordinary ways.

Curly Hair Physics
2014-02-13 08:08:29

A research team from MIT and the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris has provided the first detailed model for the 3D shape of a strand of curly hair.

2014-02-12 08:35:36

Equity-based Crowdfunding Firm, PeoplesVC, levels the investment playing field by opening deals that have been exclusively the domain of high net-worth investors to the general public

Robot Can Help Speed Up Clinical Stroke Drug Trials
2014-02-12 06:55:10

A new robot developed by engineers at MIT could drastically reduce the time and cost associated with Phase III trials for stroke-related medications by approximately 70 percent.

2014-02-11 08:28:50

New Attivio unified information access modules give more control to non-technical business users; simplify fine-precision content searches NEWTON, Mass., Feb.

Permian Mass Extinction May Have Happened In The Blink Of An Eye
2014-02-11 05:07:01

A research team from MIT has determined that the end-Permian extinction took place over 60,000 years — give or take 48,000 years. From a geologic perspective, that's nearly instantaneous.

2014-02-10 11:15:53

Optogenetics is a technique that allows scientists to control neurons' electrical activity with light by engineering them to express light-sensitive proteins.


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