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MIT Robotic Cheetah As Energy Efficient As Real Animals
2013-03-08 18:40:28

Thanks to a group of MIT researchers, one high-tech robotic cheetah is proving itself to be dominant above its flesh-and-blood counterparts in terms of running efficiency.

New Algorithms Give Household Robots A Helping Hand
2013-02-25 18:42:20

With a few adjustments through algorithms, MIT researchers found a way to give household robots an extra hand.

Smartphone Chip Could Herald A New Era Of Photography
2013-02-20 12:50:52

Your Instagram photos might be getting a quality upgrade one day, thanks to a new processor chip developed by MIT scientists.

Robots Learn To Work Better With Humans Thanks To New Cross Training Technique
2013-02-12 11:44:26

Scientists are investigating whether studies designed to help train people could also be applied to teams of both robots and humans, in a technique known as cross-training.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.