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Fri, 12/16/2016
  Robo-rescuers may be ready to deploy in the next five to 10 years, says Sangbae Kim, associate professor of mechanical engineering at MIT. He and his team in the Biomimetic Robotics...
Mon, 08/08/2016
Silicon chips can store data in billionths of a second, but phase-change memory could be 1,000 times faster, while using less energy and requiring less space. Silicon memory chips come in two broad...
Thu, 06/16/2016
Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the University of Georgia hope to change that, with software that can turn any smartphone into an eye-tracking...
Mon, 06/13/2016
Terahertz radiation — the band of electromagnetic radiation between microwaves and visible light — has promising applications in security and medical diagnostics, but such devices will...
Thu, 05/26/2016
Researchers at MIT are seeking a durable formula for concrete using bones and shells as blueprints. In a paper published online in the journal Construction and Building Materials, the team...
Fri, 04/22/2016
When a team of researchers at NIST’s Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) first tested a new kind of pressure sensor two years ago, initial results showed it was faster and had higher...
Wed, 04/20/2016
Researchers have demonstrated proof of concept for a novel low-energy nuclear reaction imaging technique designed to detect the presence of “special nuclear materials” – weapons-...
Thu, 03/31/2016
If someone had suggested ten years ago that drones would be the next hot item, they would have been called crazy. After all — drones are military technology, right? Also called unmanned aerial...

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