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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.

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.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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