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cancer classification system
2014-08-10 05:02:57

Researchers released some pretty incredible findings last week about cancer. In a multiple institute study, researchers looked closely at how cancers are classified.

if these chips could talk
2014-08-07 04:18:40

Scientists from MIT never fail to amaze, and now they have discovered how to identify sounds that have been made in a separate room purely from visual recordings of objects in that room, even if the video was taken through soundproof glass.

2014-07-30 16:33:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review announces featured speakers

2014-07-22 08:30:37

Transformative partnership with Ted Stanley will spur researchers to reveal biology of psychiatric disorders CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broad Institute today

MIT Develops System That Lets Users Decide What Data Is Shared
2014-07-11 14:32:46

While issues of personal data security have mostly revolved around actions of the US federal government, vast amounts of personal data are also being collected by corporate entities such as Amazon and Netflix.

fingerreader
2014-07-10 04:47:16

For the visually-impaired, reading requires learning and comprehending the tactile language known as Braille, but a new gadget developed by engineers at MIT could make Braille obsolete.

MIT System Puts Citywide Traffic Lights In Unison
2014-07-07 15:01:20

Traffic can be the bane of a modern urban lifestyle and cities have used computer algorithms to time a single traffic light or a collection of lights in the most efficient way possible.

Newly Developed Algorithm Allows Robots To Better Collaborate
2014-06-25 13:08:46

In the not-too-distant future, robots will work together as teams to gather information on a subject and collectively analyze that information to gain insight or generate a computational model.

2014-06-19 23:19:42

Belleds Technologies launches Kickstarter campaign to offer new breakthroughs in LED lighting for the home which will support Apple’s HomeKit. Cambridge, MA

2014-06-17 12:23:14

MIT Researchers Make Novel, High Sensitivity Optical Sensors that Swell When Exposed to a Target Gas -- Potential Industrial, Security, Environmental, and Medical Applications WASHINGTON,


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.