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WiVi Uses WiFi To See Through Walls
2013-06-28 13:08:39

Using technology that nearly all of us have in our homes, MIT researchers have developed a sort of x-ray vision device that can detect motion behind walls or other large objects. It’s called Wi-Vi and it uses low power Wi-Fi antennas to bounce signals off any moving object, similar to the way radar and sonar works.

Researchers Develop Thinner And More Powerful Solar Panels
2013-06-26 15:52:37

MIT researchers have developed a new approach for solar power that could push the technology to new heights.

2013-06-17 23:19:22

A group of Internationally renowned Scientists from Academic, US and European National Laboratories are collaborating with Best Cyclotron Systems (BCSI) and Best Theratronics (BTL) Scientists

Scientists Use 3D Printer To Print Artificial Bone
2013-06-17 18:09:42

Using 3D printing technology, MIT scientists have developed a process that allows them to turn designs into physical fracture-resistant, bone-like structures within just a few hours.

MIT Software Helps Social Skills
2013-06-14 13:29:36

MIT researchers have developed new software that allows people to practice their interpersonal skills to help them better nail that interview.

2013-06-13 23:21:41

GeriJoy, an MIT startup that provides 24/7 virtual companions for the elderly, announced today that in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, all


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.