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MIT Launches Social Media Lab With Help From Twitter
2014-10-03 08:08:41

Over the past couple years, many research endeavors have tried to parse the countless messages on Twitter for some kind of insight – from predicting a stock price to analyzing public mood.

2014-10-02 12:26:50

Conference Launching in Greece Seeks to Help Take Startups to The Next Level CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct.

2014-10-02 08:30:38

Transamerica and MIT AgeLab introduce a framework to guide discussions between financial planners and their clients dealing with dementia and Alzheimer's disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct.

2014-09-30 23:17:51

Ace Computers delivered a custom high performance computing (HPC) solution to the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder). CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 30,

underwater robot
2014-09-29 04:33:57

A new football-sized underwater robot developed by researchers at the MIT could discreetly follow alongside a ship and perform ultrasound scans to search for smuggled contraband.

2014-09-22 12:36:07

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept.

MIT BioSuit
2014-09-19 07:43:43

A next-gen, skintight spacesuit that would improve astronaut mobility, provide support and reduce mass in comparison to current gas-pressurized models is in the works at MIT, officials the Cambridge-based research university revealed on Thursday.

dark matter AMS
2014-09-19 07:17:18

Thanks to a particle detector module mounted to the exterior of the International Space Station, researchers have collected new measurements which could help scientists learn more about the origin and characteristics of dark matter.

MIT-Cheetah
2014-09-16 04:42:37

If you're building a robotic animal for speed, the ultimate goal has to be to emulate the world’s fastest land animal – the cheetah. And a team of researchers at MIT, supported by DARPA, has been doing exactly that.

2014-09-12 08:28:29

MIT Professor Developed Cilk Multithreaded Programming Technology NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Charles E.


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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