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2012-08-13 13:03:21

New algorithms allow an autonomous robotic plane to dodge obstacles in a subterranean parking garage, without the use of GPS.

2012-08-06 10:36:42

It's a longstanding question in biology: How do cells know when to progress through the cell cycle?

2012-08-01 23:11:53

MIT team discovers way of making perfectly ordered and repeatable surfaces with patterns of microscale wrinkles.

Moon Formation From Giant Hit-and-run Impact
2012-07-30 04:42:40

While scientists tend to accept the theory that the Moon was formed following a collision between a young Earth and a second planet, new research suggests that the impactor might have been larger and traveling faster than previous believed.

MIT And DARPA To Take On Biomimetics Project
2012-07-26 13:54:31

A team of researchers from MIT is in the process of developing a technology that will mimic human physiological systems in the laboratory.

2012-07-19 02:44:09

Researchers at MIT have developed a new approach to creating the complex array of wires and connections on microchips, using a system of self-assembling polymers.

Automated Co-pilot Can Help You Avoid Collisions
2012-07-15 09:07:04

With current automobile safety systems like crumple zones and air bags focused on mitigating the damage caused by a crash, MIT researchers have shifted their attention to preventing automobile accidents altogether.

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2012-07-12 16:39:13

The researchers and scientists at MIT have been working on their own version of glasses-free and today have given a sneak-peak into how our movies and television sets could come to life.

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2012-07-11 09:30:32

Researchers are one step closer to solving the mysteries of graphene, the carbon allotrope that could be the basis for the next generation of sensors, transistors, processors and more.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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