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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.

Memory In Patients With Early Alzheimer’s Improves From Nutrient Mixture
2012-07-10 15:20:27

In clinical trial, mixture developed at MIT appears to help overcome loss of connections between brain cells.

2012-06-25 23:23:14

A biological filter to remove estrogens from waste water and drinking water -- 15 Bielefeld students submitting this project to the 'international Genetically Engineered Machine competition' (iGEM) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA are setting their sights high.

Snow On Mars Size Of Red Blood Cells, Study Shows
2012-06-21 12:36:42

It snows on Mars, but it’s a little alien to what you see in places like Vail, Colorado here on Earth. The snow is actually made up of frozen crystals of carbon dioxide about the size of red blood cells, according to new research.

'Sugar' New Energy Source For Future Medical Implants
2012-06-13 16:48:00

Implantable fuel cell built at MIT could power neural prosthetics that help patients regain control of limbs.

2012-06-04 17:41:18

Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.

2012-05-30 11:18:15

Tuberculosis, now largely controlled in the industrialized world, remains a stubbornly persistent killer in most of Africa, as well as parts of Asia and South America.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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