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A novel system developed at MIT uses RFID tags to help robots home in on moving objects with unprecedented speed and accuracy. The system could enable greater collaboration and precision by robots...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) -- MIT researchers have devised a technique that reverse engineers complex 3D computer-aided design (CAD) models, making them far easier for users to customize for...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) -- A material designed by MIT chemical engineers can react with carbon dioxide from the air, to grow, strengthen, and even repair itself. The polymer, which might someday...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) -- It’s not hard to understand why some of the world’s largest corporations have made huge investments in metal 3D printing recently. Manufacturing metal parts at scale...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) -- Using a machine-learning system known as a deep neural network, MIT researchers have created the first model that can replicate human performance on auditory tasks such...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) -- Today, most web browsers have private-browsing modes, in which they temporarily desist from recording the user’s browsing history. But data accessed during private...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) -- How does cargo weight affect fuel economy in cars? What are the mechanical differences between bench pressing dumbbells and bench pressing barbells? How does...
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The first of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) half online, half in-person supply chain management master’s degree programs is making a profit and bringing dozens of new degree-...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) --“Deep learning” computer systems, based on artificial neural networks that mimic the way the brain learns from an accumulation of examples, have become a hot topic in...
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(MIT News: Cambridge, MA) -- A web page today is often the sum of many different components. A user’s home page on a social-networking site, for instance, might display the latest posts from the...