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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.

2013-02-06 09:45:36

System developed at MIT cleans ‘produced water’ from natural gas wells, could lead to improved desalination plants for developing countries.

2013-02-05 10:28:21

Surprising result suggests that enhancing these mutations’ impact could offer a new way to treat cancer.

MIT Researchers Create Best Ever Quantum Dots
2013-02-04 15:37:24

A team of MIT researchers has advanced the study of quantum dots and showed how to overcome some these barriers and even produce a better, more efficient quantum dot.

Skin Patch Delivers DNA Vaccines Painlessly
2013-01-28 18:48:59

MIT researchers have developed a new type of vaccine-delivery film that could improve the effectiveness of DNA vaccines.

New Class Of Hydrophobic Ceramics From Rare Earth Elements
2013-01-22 05:13:50

A research team from MIT has now come up with a new class of hydrophobic ceramics that are durable in the face of rough treatment and extreme temperatures.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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