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2014-02-24 23:23:22

GeriJoy recently hosted a webinar discussing its research at MIT about technology adoption in senior

Quasars Could Be Used To Test Bell's Theorem
2014-02-21 11:59:55

MIT researchers writing in the journal Physical Review Letters are proposing an experiment that could test Bell’s theorem.

Robotics Innovation On The Rise
2014-02-21 05:13:55

Google’s acquisition of eight robotics companies, including MIT spinout Meka Robotics, has led some experts to believe we may be on the cusp of a robotics revolution.

2014-02-19 23:21:26

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is pleased to announce that Olafur Eliasson, 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT recipient, will be at MIT on March 12­-14, 2014 to

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.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.